What does signalman mean?

Definitions for signalman
ˈsɪg nl mənsig·nal·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. signalmannoun

    a railroad employee in charge of signals and point in a railroad yard

Wiktionary

  1. signalmannoun

    Somebody employed to operate the signals and points of a railway.

  2. signalmannoun

    A member of the armed forces responsible for signalling.

Wikipedia

  1. Signalman

    A signalman is a person who historically made signals using flags and light. In modern times, the role of signalmen has evolved and now usually uses electronic communication equipment. Signalmen usually work in rail transport networks, armed forces, or construction (to direct heavy equipment such as cranes). Many armed forces now use the rank of signaller instead.

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  1. signalman

    A signalman is an individual, often employed in the field of transportation (like railways) or the military, who is responsible for transmitting and receiving signals, typically through various types of signals like flags, lights, or radio. They play a crucial role in ensuring safe and efficient communication or navigation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Signalmannoun

    a man whose business is to manage or display signals; especially, one employed in setting the signals by which railroad trains are run or warned

Wikidata

  1. Signalman

    A Signalman is a person who historically made signals using flags and light. In modern times the role of Signalmen has evolved and now usually uses electronic communication equipment. Signalmen usually work in rail transport networks, armed forces, or construction. Many armed forces now use the rank of Signaller instead.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of signalman in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of signalman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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