Translation of "signal" - English-Spanish dictionary

signal

noun uk /ˈsɪɡ·nəl/ us /ˈsɪɡ·nəl/

a movement, light, or sound that gives information, or tells people what to do

señal, seña
Don’t move until I give the signal.

a series of electrical waves that are sent to a radio, television, mobile phone, etc.

señal
My phone doesn’t work here – there’s no signal.
verb uk /ˈsɪɡ·nəl/ us /ˈsɪɡ·nəl/ present participle UK signalling or US signaling, past tense and past participle UK signalled or US signaled

to make a movement that gives information or tells people what to do

hacer señas (a)
He signalled for them to be quiet.

(Translation of “signal” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

signal

noun /ˈsiɡnəl/

a sign (eg a movement of the hand, a light, a sound), especially one arranged beforehand, giving a command, warning or other message

señal
He gave the signal to advance.

a machine etc used for this purpose

señal
a railway signal.

the wave, sound received or sent out by a radio set etc

señal
The signal is very faint.
signalman noun (plural signalmen)

a person who operates railway signals.

guardavía

a person who sends signals in general

señalador
He is a signalman in the army.

(Translation of “signal” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)