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A signal fire, especially one used to warn of an enemy's approach.
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  1. A signal fire, especially one used to warn of an enemy's approach.
  2. A person or thing that warns, offers encouragement or guidance, etc.
  3. Any light or radio signal for warning or guiding
National or other allegiance, as symbolized by a flag:
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  1. National or other allegiance, as symbolized by a flag:
  2. A ship carrying the flag of an admiral; a flagship.
  3. Sweet flag
Prognostication; portent:
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  1. Prognostication; portent:
  2. A thing or happening believed to foretell a future event, either good or evil; augury
To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible bodies; to be loose, yielding, limp.
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  1. To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible bodies; to be loose, yielding, limp.
  2. To become limp; droop
  3. To signal with or as with a flag; esp., to signal (the driver of a vehicle) to stop
To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly:
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  1. To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly:
  2. To move or swing (something) as a signal; motion with (the hand, arms, etc.)
  3. To cause to wave, undulate, or sway to and fro
To express with a gesture or gestures
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  1. To express with a gesture or gestures
  2. To make or use a gesture or gestures
  3. To show, express, or direct by gestures:
To indicate by making a gesture; signal:
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  1. To indicate by making a gesture; signal:
  2. To signal by making a gesture:
  3. To direct by making a gesture:
To signal by semaphore
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  1. To signal by semaphore
  2. (Intransitive) To signal using (as if using) a semaphore.
  3. To send (a message) or to signal by semaphore.
To signify (assent, approval, agreement, etc.) by doing this
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  1. To signify (assent, approval, agreement, etc.) by doing this
  2. To be careless or momentarily inattentive as if sleepy; lapse:
  3. To bend the head forward slightly and raise it again quickly, as a sign of greeting, command, acknowledgment, invitation, or, specif., of agreement or assent
To signal or summon, as by nodding or waving.
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  1. To signal or summon, as by nodding or waving.
  2. To call or summon by a silent gesture
  3. To seem enticing (to); attract; lure
To give notice to (a person) to stay or keep (off, away, etc.)
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  1. To give notice to (a person) to stay or keep (off, away, etc.)
  2. To caution about certain acts; admonish
  3. To tell (a person) of a danger, coming evil, misfortune, etc.; put on guard; caution
To be or give a sign, token, or indication of; signify; betoken
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  1. To be or give a sign, token, or indication of; signify; betoken
  2. To suggest or demonstrate the necessity, expedience, or advisability of:
  3. To serve as a sign, symptom, or token of; signify:
The action of gesticulating.
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  1. The action of gesticulating.
  2. A gesture, esp. an energetic one
  3. A deliberate, vigorous motion or gesture.
An act or a remark made as a formality or as a sign of intention or attitude:
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  1. An act or a remark made as a formality or as a sign of intention or attitude:
  2. The action of making such a motion or motions:
  3. A motion of the limbs or body made to express or help express thought or to emphasize speech.
The act of indicating:
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  1. The act of indicating:
  2. Something indicated as necessary or expedient:
  3. Something that serves to indicate; a sign:
Active operation:
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  1. Active operation:
  2. A mechanical device or piece of machinery that moves or causes motion; a mechanism.
  3. The ability or power to move:
An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
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  1. An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
  2. A posted notice bearing a designation, direction, or command:
  3. Sign of the zodiac
A prearranged signal intended to warn or inform:
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  1. A prearranged signal intended to warn or inform:
  2. A signal, often a prearranged one, given secretly, as in warning
Attracting attention; interesting; striking
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  1. Attracting attention; interesting; striking
Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
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  1. Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring:
  2. Prominent and clear; striking and sharp
  3. Strong or pronounced; prominent:
Easy to see or perceive; obvious
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  1. Easy to see or perceive; obvious
  2. Attracting attention, as by being unusual or remarkable; noticeable.
  3. Easy to notice; obvious:
Visually attractive:
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  1. Visually attractive:
  2. Alternative spelling of eye-catching.
  3. Visually attractive
(Linguistics) Of or relating to that member of a pair of words or forms that explicitly denotes a particular subset of the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For example, of the two words lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for gender (it can denote either a male or female) whereas lioness is marked, since it denotes only females.
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  1. (Linguistics) Of or relating to that member of a pair of words or forms that explicitly denotes a particular subset of the meanings denoted by the other member of the pair. For example, of the two words lion and lioness, lion is unmarked for gender (it can denote either a male or female) whereas lioness is marked, since it denotes only females.
  2. Explicitly characterized by or having a particular linguistic feature. For example, girls is marked for plural in English, whereas sheep is not.
  3. (Linguistics) Of a word, form, or phoneme: distinguished by a positive feature.
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  1. Capable of being seen or noticed.
  2. Worthy of note; significant.
  3. Worthy of notice; significant:
That can or must be kept or celebrated
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  1. That can or must be kept or celebrated
  2. A measurable property of a physical system, such as mass or momentum. In quantum mechanics, observables correspond to mathematical operators used in the calculation of measurable quantities. Operators that do not commute , having a nonzero commutator , correspond to observables that cannot be precisely measured at the same time, such as momentum and position.
  3. That can be observed; visible; discernible; noticeable
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  1. Prominent or noticeable; standing out from others
  2. Prominent; distinguished; conspicuous
  3. Noticeable or conspicuous:
(Comparable) Sharp, barbed; not dull.
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  1. (Comparable) Sharp, barbed; not dull.
  2. Obviously directed at or making reference to a particular person or thing:
  3. Very evident; emphasized; conspicuous
Widely known; eminent:
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  1. Widely known; eminent:
  2. Projecting outward or upward from a line or surface; protuberant:
  3. Noticeable at once; conspicuous
Unmistakable or conspicuous
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  1. Unmistakable or conspicuous
  2. Strongly marked.
  3. Strongly marked; distinct:
Worthy of remark or notice
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  1. Worthy of remark or notice
  2. Unusual; extraordinary
  3. Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
Most important or notable
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  1. Most important or notable
  2. Standing out from the rest; noticeable; conspicuous; prominent
  3. Strikingly conspicuous; prominent.
That strikes or is on strike
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  1. That strikes or is on strike
  2. Of that which makes a strong impression.
  3. Very noticeable or impressive; specif., very attractive in appearance
To signal to stop:
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  1. To signal to stop:
  2. To signal with or as with a flag; esp., to signal (the driver of a vehicle) to stop
  3. To signal with or as if with a flag.
To signal by semaphore
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  1. To signal by semaphore
  2. (Intransitive) To signal using (as if using) a semaphore.
  3. To send (a message) or to signal by semaphore.
To express by gesticulating
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  1. To express by gesticulating
  2. To say or express by gestures.
  3. To make or use gestures, esp. with the hands and arms, as in adding nuances or force to one's speech, or as a substitute for speech
To express with a gesture or gestures
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  1. To express with a gesture or gestures
  2. To make or use a gesture or gestures
  3. To show, express, or direct by gestures:
To indicate by making a gesture; signal:
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  1. To indicate by making a gesture; signal:
  2. To direct by making a gesture:
  3. To signal by making a gesture:
To engage by written contract; sign on
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  1. To engage by written contract; sign on
  2. (Now Rare) To indicate or express by a sign; signal
  3. To mark with a sign, esp. with the sign of the cross, as in blessing
To communicate with by means of a signal.
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  1. To communicate with by means of a signal.
  2. (Nonstandard) To signal; to indicate the existence, presence, or fact of, by a signal.
  3. (Nonstandard) To install a traffic signal at an intersection that is currently regulated by stop signs.
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