Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk tillægsord: signal

1. signal notably out of the ordinary


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe year saw one signal triumph for the Labour party.


Termer med lignende betydningimpressive


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unimpressive


Engelsk navneord: signal

1. signal (om kommunikation) any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSignals from the boat suddenly stopped.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sign, signaling


Mindre specifikke termercommunication


Mere specifikke termeralarm, alarum, alert, all clear, animal communication, beam, bugle call, curfew, distress call, distress signal, dog-ear, drumbeat, electronic signal, high sign, indicator, input, input signal, number, output, output signal, phone number, radio beacon, radio beam, radiotelegraphic signal, recording, retreat, start, starting signal, storm signal, symbol, telegraphic signal, telephone number, ticktack, time signal, visual signal, warning signal, whistle, whistling

2. signal (om motiv) any incitement to action


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe awaited the signal to start.
The victory was a signal for wild celebration.


Mindre specifikke termerincitation, incitement, provocation

3. signal (om fænomen) an electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes


Mindre specifikke termerelectrical energy, electricity


Mere specifikke termerinterrupt


Engelsk udsagnsord: signal

1. signal (om kommunikation) communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture.
The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey signal them the information, They signal the information to them


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sign, signalise, signalize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercommunicate, intercommunicate


Mere specifikke termerflag, heliograph, semaphore, whistle, wigwag

2. signal (om kommunikation) be a signal for or a symptom of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThese symptoms indicate a serious illness.
Her behavior points to a severe neurosis.
The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bespeak, betoken, indicate, point


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termertell


Mere specifikke termeraugur, auspicate, betoken, bode, forecast, foreshadow, foretell, mark, omen, portend, predict, prefigure, presage, prognosticate









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