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  1. Signals

    Signals is the ninth studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1982. It was the follow-up to the successful Moving Pictures. Stylistically, the album was a continuation of Rush's foray into the technology-oriented 1980s through increased use of electronic instrumentation such as keyboards, sequencers, and electric violin. Other noticeable changes were decreased average song length and lyrical compression. The album reached #10 on the Billboard album charts and was certified platinum by the RIAA in November 1982.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. signals

    Codes of signals have been used for centuries and changed frequently. Their use is too well known to need explanation. They are conveyed by flags, semaphores, balls, guns, lights, rockets, bells, horns, whistles, &c., and half a century since were carried on with incredible ability. It may be also observed that signal officers of those days became subsequently the élite of the navy; signal-officer being then a proud term of distinction.--Fog-signals, certain operations which emit sound.--Night-signals, either lanterns disposed in certain figures, flashes, or false fires, &c.

Editors Contribution

  1. signalsnoun

    Plural noun and verb form of the word signal.

    The telecommunications system sends signals constantly across the networks at different speeds according to the set speed of the technology.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 31, 2016  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'signals' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4740

How to pronounce signals?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of signals in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of signals in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of signals in a Sentence

  1. Draft Biden 2016:

    [The poll]signals the vice president's strength and viability as a serious contender. We see it as an encouraging sign that the American people are hungry for his candidacy.

  2. David Molden:

    People were not prepared, they didn't get the warning signals, like they should have.

  3. Jonathan Leitch:

    All signals point to weaker margins, which mean lower runs, you're going to start to get a surplus of crude again.

  4. Caroline Cederquist:

    The bottom line is that even small amounts of artificial sweeteners can play tricks on your body, causing it to overrespond to signals from your taste buds, in many cases leading to weight gain.

  5. Continuum Economics ' chief economist:

    It (the trade war) is likely to weaken demand for base metal because China has retaliated today by allowing the Chinese yuan to weaken in line with the fundamentals, going forward this means there will be more rounds of tariffs and protectionism against each other between the two largest economies, which signals lesser demand for commodities including base metals.

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