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1. signal

noun. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message.

Synonyms

  • starting signal
  • sign
  • alert
  • whistle
  • communication
  • warning signal
  • start
  • alarum
  • high sign
  • bugle call
  • radiotelegraphic signal
  • input
  • telephone number
  • signaling
  • curfew
  • alarm
  • indicator
  • time signal
  • symbol
  • output signal
  • visual signal
  • retreat
  • ticktack
  • beam
  • recording
  • radio beacon
  • output
  • distress signal
  • drumbeat
  • all clear
  • telegraphic signal
  • dog-ear
  • input signal
  • number
  • animal communication
  • whistling
  • radio beam
  • storm signal
  • distress call
  • electronic signal

Antonyms

  • positiveness
  • negativity
  • positivity
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

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2. signal

verb. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs.

Synonyms

  • semaphore
  • signalize
  • sign
  • whistle
  • communicate
  • heliograph
  • signalise
  • flag
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • ending
  • middle
  • death
  • arrive

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

3. signal

verb. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] be a signal for or a symptom of.

Synonyms

  • betoken
  • bode
  • foretell
  • predict
  • prognosticate
  • augur
  • forecast
  • mark
  • portend
  • prefigure
  • indicate
  • bespeak
  • tell
  • foreshadow
  • omen
  • auspicate
  • presage

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • unconnectedness
  • deactivation
  • finish

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

4. signal

noun. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] any incitement to action.

Synonyms

  • provocation
  • incitation

Antonyms

  • unalert
  • dull
  • unwary

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

5. signal

adjective. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] notably out of the ordinary.

Antonyms

  • fire

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

6. signal

noun. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] an electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes.

Synonyms

  • electrical energy
  • interrupt

Antonyms

  • lethargic
  • unaware
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

7. radio

noun. ['ˈreɪdiːˌoʊ'] medium for communication.

Synonyms

  • radiocommunication
  • wireless

Etymology

  • radius (Latin)

8. radio

noun. ['ˈreɪdiːˌoʊ'] an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals.

Synonyms

  • clock radio
  • heterodyne receiver
  • receiving set
  • detector
  • radio receiver
  • radio set
  • receiver
  • push-button radio
  • radio-gramophone
  • amplifier
  • superheterodyne receiver
  • crystal set
  • superhet
  • receiving system
  • wireless
  • demodulator
  • tuner

Etymology

  • radius (Latin)

9. radio

noun. ['ˈreɪdiːˌoʊ'] a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves.

Synonyms

  • radiotelegraphy
  • radio transmitter
  • wireless telegraph
  • receiving set
  • radiotelegraph
  • wireless
  • wireless telegraphy
  • radio receiver
  • communication system
  • radio set

Antonyms

  • excommunicate

Etymology

  • radius (Latin)

10. radio

verb. ['ˈreɪdiːˌoʊ'] transmit messages via radio waves.

Synonyms

  • intercommunicate

Etymology

  • radius (Latin)

Example sentences of the word radio-signal


1. Noun Phrase
The chips send out a weak radio signal that can be picked up by workers walking within a few feet of the chip.

2. Noun Phrase
The way consumer atomic clocks work has an inherent limitation: the time it takes for the radio signal to reach the consumer's clock.

3. Noun Phrase
Because the nature of radio frequency interference varies considerably by local environment, some trial and error may be necessary, but it will reduce the radio signal noise your base station picks up or generates.

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