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noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 信号

noun, suru verb
  1. traffic lights; signal; semaphore

Definition and Synonyms for 信号

Semaphore convey by semaphore, of information
Synonyms: 信号
Semaphore send signals by or as if by semaphore
Synonyms: 信号
Semaphore an apparatus for visual signaling with lights or mechanically moving arms
Synonyms: 信号
Signaling any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
Synonyms: サイン, シグナル, 信号, 合図
Symbol an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Synonyms: マーク, シンボル, 信号, , , 注連, 略号, , 符丁, 符号, 紋章, 表号, 表徴, 表象, , 記号, 象徴
Stoplight a visual signal to control the flow of traffic at intersections
Synonyms: 交通信号, 信号

Meanings for each kanji in 信号

faith; truth; fidelity; trust Kanji Details »
nickname; number; item; title; pseudonym; name; call Kanji Details »

Categories 信号 is a member of

Communication something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
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Communicate transmit thoughts or feelings
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Sign communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
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Apparatus equipment designed to serve a specific function
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Signaling any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
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Light a visual warning signal
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 信号

Sample Sentences for 信号

The signal turned from red to green.
The traffic light turned green.
We must pay attention to traffic signals.
Because the traffic light turned red, he stopped his car.
We experience and understand the world through signals that are received by the senses and interpreted by the brain - and both stages are subject to distortion.

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