Definition of Time signal

1. Noun. A signal (especially electronic or by radio) indicating the precisely correct time.

Generic synonyms: Sign, Signal, Signaling



Definition of Time signal

1. Noun. a visible, audible, mechanical, or electronic signal used as a reference to determine the time of day ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Time Signal

time period
time plan
time preference
time preferences
time reversal
time reversals
time scale
time scales
time sense
time series
time served
time sharing
time sheet
time sheets
time shifting
time signal (current term)
time signals
time signature
time signatures
time sink
time sinks
time slice
time slices
time slot
time slots
time spread
time standard
time stream
time study
time table

Literary usage of Time signal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation and by Nathaniel Bowditch, George Wood Logan (1906)
"In nearly all of the important ports of the world a time signal is made each ... The time signal may be given by a gun-fire or other sound, in which case ..."

2. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"Real-time signal processing is principally relevant to digitally encoded forms of advanced video technology, since digital techniques facilitate the ..."

3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1861)
"time signal for Plymouth Sound.—For the purpose of giving Greenwich mean time to vessels desirous of ascertaining or verifying the errors and rates of their ..."

4. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1861)
"This time signal is not made as usual by the dropping of a ball, ... time signal for Plymouth Sound.—For the purpose of giving Greenwich mean time to ..."

5. Proceedings and Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada: Déliberations by Royal Society of Canada (1908)
"Thus to Canada belongs the honour of the first, and, so far as is known, the only daily wireless time signal of the world. ..."

6. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"It is regulated daily by a time signal sent to all telegraph stations. ... I.Ï.BOD 0 13 43 F. A time signal is obtained daily by telegraph. ..."

7. Experimental Wireless Stations: Their Theory, Design, Construction and by Philip E. Edelman (1922)
"... time signal FIXED SET It is possible to arrange a fixed adjustment set to receive from one certain station only, as in getting daily time signals. ..."

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