Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Signal"

The meaning of "Signal" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does The signal to noise of book publishing is arguably not a heck of a lot better than what you'll find on the wilds of the internet. mean?
A: “A heck of” is a more polite way of saying “a hell of.” In English, we use these phrases a bit like 本当に or すごく.
Q: What does I keep getting a busy signal. mean?
A: "통화중만 걸린다"는 뜻입니다
Q: What does Mixed signals mean?
A: It means when someone looks like they want one thing, but act in another way, making you confused as to what they really want.

ie. The girl was giving mixed signals. she bought me a drink but then she yelled at me.
Q: What does because your signal is far too law. I think in 10 years my signal dropped one for snow :) not the case now :) mean?
A: Signal is far too low. The connection (phone?) wasn't strong enough. Signal dropped once for snow...bad weather made them lose the call.
Q: What does signals areas government cutting /expending, so helps firms bid for government work mean?
A: it means "ask for"

"bid" is usually when there are multiple firms/people, and they all want the same thing.

Example sentences using "Signal"

Q: Please show me example sentences with signal phrase .
A: I don’t understand your question..
Q: Please show me example sentences with signal (verb).
A: She wanted to tell him the secret but her friend signaled her to keep quite.

I was driving and john signaled me to turn right.

When a cat is turning around and moving his behind closer to you he is signaling feeling close and comfortable.
Q: Please show me example sentences with signal (as a verb).
A: The policeman has signaled us to stop the car.

Once you get at the top, signal us and we will send the helicopter to pick you up.

The teacher signals the students to enter the classroom.
Q: Please show me example sentences with signal (verb).
A: signal is a noun

Synonyms of "Signal" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between 1. I'm just watching for the signal to change. and 2. I'm just watching the signal to change. ?
A: The second does not sound natural. The first is better.
Q: What is the difference between signal and symbol ?
A: A symbol is something that represents something else by association, resemblance, or convention, especially a material object used to represent something invisible. A stop sign (red octagon) is an example of a symbol. 

A signal is a gesture, such as an arm movement or colored light, that serves as a means of communication. A red traffic light would be a sign
Q: What is the difference between out of signal area and out of service ?
A: Out of service means broken=can’t be used. Out of signal area just means not working in that area, but not broken...will work when signal is stronger.
Q: What is the difference between signal and gesture ?
A: The changing color of the traffic light is a signal to stop or go.

If a traffic person waves their hands to stop or go, they are making a gesture.

So, I would say that a signal is more general. But, a gesture is a more human action.

Translations of "Signal"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? signal
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? detect the signal
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? signal
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I still see a signal for maintance required on my dash board, can you fix it for me!? i got a maintenance 10 days ago. can u edit this sentence
A: I still see a signal for required maintenance on my dashboard. Can you fix it ('this' might sound better) for me? I got maintenance done 10 days ago.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I was waiting the signal turns green in my car on the road and there was a car in front of me. As the traffic signal turned green, the car turned on right blinker, and I got stuck there. I thought "もう少し前に出てよ!". How can I say it in English, pls?
A: "Move up a bit"

Other questions about "Signal"

Q: They have to because the signal is red. does this sound natural?
A: Written like that, it’s an incomplete sentence since it does not say what they are doing because the light is red. “They have to (wait) because the signal is red.” is a more correct way to put it.
Q: How can I describe the signal of turning right for cyclists?

"extend your left arm and bend the upper half of the arm straight towards the sky."
A: this is the correct way to explain what you are looking to explain!
Q: ‎Equipments are broken, there is no signal and they are almost completely cut off from the outside world. does this sound natural?
A: i think you can replace "they're not be able to connect outside" with "there is no signal", because it doesn't really make sense.

The equipments are broken, there is no signal and they're almost completely cut off from the outside world.
Q: It's getting the signals, but I can't access the Internet. does this sound natural?
A: "It's getting a signal, but I can't access the internet." Just one minor error, other than that your English is fine :)
Q: signal for what!? does this sound natural?
A: I am not sure of what you are asking. Are you asking 'what does that sign mean?'

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