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The word signal is in the Wiktionary

37 short excerpts of Wiktionnary (A collaborative project to produce a free-content dictionary.)

— English words —
  • signal n. A sequence of states representing an encoded message in a communication channel.
  • signal n. Any variation of a quantity or change in an entity over time that conveys information upon detection.
  • signal n. A sign made to give notice of some occurrence, command, or danger, or to indicate the start of a concerted action.
  • signal n. An on-off light, semaphore, or other device used to give an indication to another person.
  • signal n. (Of a radio, TV, telephone, internet, etc.) An electromagnetic action, normally a voltage that is a…
  • signal n. An action, change or process done to convey information and thus reduce uncertainty.
  • signal n. A token; an indication; a foreshadowing; a sign.
  • signal n. Useful information, as opposed to noise.
  • signal n. (Computing, Unix) A simple interprocess communication used to notify a process or thread of an occurrence.
  • signal n. (Biochemistry) A signalling interaction between cells.
  • signal v. (Transitive, intransitive) To indicate; to convey or communicate by a signal.
  • signal v. (Transitive) To communicate with (a person or system) by a signal.
  • signal adj. Standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement.
— Foreign words, define in English —
  • Czech
  • Danish - Norwegian bokmål - Norwegian nynorsk - Swedish
  • Luxembourgish
  • Romanian - Serbo-croatian - Vilamovian
— English words, defined in Dutch —
  • signal n. Signaal.
  • signal w. Signaleren.
— English words, defined in French —
  • signal n. Signal.
  • signal n. (Chemin de fer) Signal.
  • signal v. Signaler.
  • signal v. Signer (indiquer par une signe).
— English words, defined in Spanish —
  • signal s. Señal.
  • signal v. Señalar.
— English word, defined in Portuguese —
  • signal s. Sinal.
— English words, defined in Italian —
  • signal s. Segnale.
  • signal s. Segnalare.
— In German —
  • Signal S. Etwas Wahrnehmbares, das eine bestimmte Bedeutung hat.
  • Signal S. Sachverhalt, der als Zeichen für etwas anderes gedeutet wird.
  • Signal S. Eisenbahn: Schild oder Leuchtanlage, das freie Fahrt, ein…
— In French —
  • signal n.m. Signe servant d’avertissement.
  • signal n.m. (Sens figuré) Ce qui annonce et provoque une chose.
  • signal n.m. (Sens figuré) Information.
  • signal n.m. (Chemin de fer) Appareil destiné à commander ou à annoncer…
  • signal n.m. (Électronique) Phénomène physique qui véhicule une information.
  • signal n.m. (Informatique) Moyen de communication entre les processus.
91 English words from 17 English definitions

above achievement action and another Any as␣opposed␣to between Biochemistry cells change channel command communicate communication Computing concerted convey conveys danger detection device done electromagnetic encoded entity etc foreshadowing give give␣notice importance indicate indication information interaction internet interprocess intransitive light made message noise normally notice notify occurrence of␣a of␣an off on-off opposed other others over over␣time person process quantity radio rank reduce representing semaphore sequence sign signal signalling simple some Standing start states system telephone that that␣is the thread thus time token Transitive uncertainty Unix upon used used␣to Useful variation voltage with

23 English words from 20 foreign definitions

als avertissement Chemin␣de␣fer chose commander communication das der entre fer hat information les par physique processus Schild Sens servant Signal Signaler Signe Signer

42 foreign words from 20 foreign definitions

anderes annonce annoncer Appareil Bedeutung bestimmte Ce␣qui Chemin de␣fer destiné ein eine Eisenbahn Électronique etwas Fahrt figuré freie für gedeutet indiquer Informatique Moyen Moyen␣de␣communication oder Phénomène provoque qui Sachverhalt Segnale Señal Señalar Sens␣figuré Signaal Signaleren signe Sinal une véhicule Wahrnehmbares wird Zeichen

102 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

signall signals signaled signalee signaler signalic signalls signally signalase signalbox signal␣box signalees signalers signalese signaling signalise signalism signalist signality signalize signal␣lad signalled signaller signalman signalmen signalome signalases signaletic signal␣fire Signal␣Hill signalhood signalings signalised signalises signalists signalized signalizes signal␣lads signallers signalling signalment signalomes signalomic signalplex signalpost signal␣post signal␣boost signalboxes signal␣boxes signal␣cabin +52 words

108 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

resignals biosignals cab␣signals fog␣signals missignals myosignals presignals resignaled subsignals unsignaled ball␣signals busy␣signals foresignals gang␣signals home␣signals missignaled oversignals picosignals pyrosignals resignaling resignalled time-signals time␣signals turn␣signals unsignalled biosignaling block␣signals cab␣signaling chemosignals false␣signals foresignaled hypersignals missignaling missignalled mixed␣signals nonsignaling oversignaled price␣signals radio␣signals resignalling smoke-signals smoke␣signals undersignals unsignalized analog␣signals cab␣signalling danger-signals danger␣signals foresignaling foresignalled +58 words

55 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

cosignal resignal Bat-Signal biosignal cab␣signal fog␣signal missignal myosignal presignal subsignal ball␣signal busy␣signal foresignal gang␣signal home␣signal oversignal picosignal pyrosignal time-signal time␣signal turn␣signal block␣signal chemosignal clock␣signal false␣signal hypersignal intersignal mixed␣signal multisignal phylosignal price␣signal radio␣signal smoke-signal smoke␣signal undersignal analog␣signal danger-signal danger␣signal immunosignal virtue␣signal countersignal digital␣signal magnetosignal mechanosignal phosphosignal starter␣signal traffic␣signal distress␣signal fast␣busy␣signal starting␣signal +5 words

9 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

gna GNA IGN nal- sig Sig SIG sign signa

17 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

Ang ANG Angi angi- gis GIs GIS gi's Lan LAN Lan. lang Lang lang. Langi NGI NGIs

7 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letters.)

algins aligns Laings lasing liangs lingas Saling

86 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word and an extra letter.)

ablings agnails ailings aisling Allings Alongis Anglins Anglish arsling ashling assling Aylings balings Eaglins falsing Finglas gai-lons Galanis Galpins Galvins gas␣line Gatlins Gaulins Gilanis Gillans gingals Glavins haglins halsing Ilagans Ingalls in␣glass in-goals is␣along jingals lacings ladings lamings Lanings Lansing lapsing lashing lasings lasting lavings lawings Lawings layings leasing ligands +36 words

47 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

Agins algin align Aligs anils Aslin gains Gains Galis ganil Gilan Gilas ginas glans glias Glina ingas Laing lains Lains Langi langs liang Liang Lians ligan Ligas linga lings Lings -lings Nagis naigs nails Nails nilas Nilas salin Siang Sigal sigla signa Sinla slain slang sling snail

One cousin (New word found by changing only one letter.)


2 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

Sigal signa

One epenthesis (New word found when adding only one letter.)


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