signalnoun [C]uk /ˈsɪɡ.nəl/ us /ˈsɪɡ.nəl/
signal noun [C] (ACTION)
- At a prearranged signal, everyone started moving forwards.
- I usually set my watch by the time signal on the radio.
- At the given signal, the group rushed forward to the barrier.
- I've been trying to call him all evening, but I keep getting the engaged signal.
- A whistle is the signal for the children to line up ready to go into the classroom.
signal noun [C] (WAVE)
signal noun [C] (SHOWING)
signalverbuk /ˈsɪɡ.nəl/ us /ˈsɪɡ.nəl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
signal verb (ACTION)
signaladjective [before noun]uk /ˈsɪɡ.nəl/ us /ˈsɪɡ.nəl/ formal
- alternative lifestyle
- be marked out as sth idiom
- be one in a million idiom
- be one of a kind idiom
- larger than life idiom