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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. tower

noun. ['ˈtaʊɝ'] a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building.

Synonyms

  • tower block
  • supporting tower
  • turret
  • mooring mast
  • barbacan
  • bell tower
  • beacon
  • beacon light
  • spire
  • lighthouse
  • clock tower
  • control tower
  • high-rise
  • minaret
  • church tower
  • pharos
  • structure
  • silo
  • barbican
  • power pylon
  • pylon
  • watchtower
  • construction
  • shot tower
  • mooring tower

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • disassembly
  • misconstruction
  • lower

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • torr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tow (English)
  • togian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. tower

verb. ['ˈtaʊɝ'] appear very large or occupy a commanding position.

Synonyms

  • rear
  • loom
  • predominate
  • rise
  • lift

Antonyms

  • sit down
  • lie down
  • go to bed
  • turn in

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • torr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tow (English)
  • togian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. tower

noun. ['ˈtaʊɝ'] anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower.

Synonyms

  • columella
  • shape
  • hoodoo
  • pillar
  • form

Antonyms

  • descend
  • descent
  • wane
  • decrease

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • torr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tow (English)
  • togian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. tower

noun. ['ˈtaʊɝ'] a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships.

Synonyms

  • tugboat
  • towboat
  • tug
  • helm

Antonyms

  • level
  • head
  • subordinate
  • fall

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • torr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tow (English)
  • togian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word signal-tower


1. Noun Phrase
Honor the city's maritime heritage by climbing to the top of America's last standing signal tower at the red octagonal Portland Observatory (138 Congress St., Portland, ME).

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