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sig·nal

(sig'năl),
1. Something that causes an action or conveys information.
2. A DNA template sequence that alters RNA polymerase transcription.
3. The end product observed when a specific sequence of DNA or RNA is deleted by some method.
4. The message transmitted on binding of an agonist to a receptor.
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signal

(sĭg′nəl)
n.
Biology A physical entity, such as a chemical or an electromagnetic wave, that activates a cell receptor and elicits a specific response.
v. sig·naled, sig·naling, sig·nals or sig·nalled or sig·nalling
v.tr.
To cause an effect in (a cell) by the activation of a receptor, as by a neurotransmitter or hormone.

sig′nal·er, sig′nal·ler n.
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signal

A measurable or recognisable indicator of an event or process.
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signal

Medtalk A measurable or recognizable indicator of an event or process. See Magnetic resonance signal, Sexual body signal.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sig·nal

(sig'năl)
1. Something that causes an action.
2. A DNA template sequence that alters RNA polymerase transcription.
3. The end product observed when a specific sequence of DNA or RNA is deleted by some method.
4. Anything or action that communicates something.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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We term MUE if UE receives data signals from MeNB, and SUE if UE receives data signals from SeNB.
Amoroso, "The Bandwidth of Digital Data Signals," IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol.
Experiments on eavesdropping RS-232 cable signals prove that it is possible in some cases to intercept data signals running along an RS-232 cable by picking up and decoding the electromagnetic radiation produced by the cable.
The IO buffer technology determines voltage levels of a signal on the interface, as well as the timing with respect to the synchronizing signal; for example, data (or address or command or control) signal valid time with respect to clock or strobe from a driving IO buffer, and setup and hold times of data signals with respect to clock or strobe required by the receiving IO buffer.
With this approach, each data signal is in fact transmitted over two lines which carry equal and opposite versions of the signal.
The laser diode is modulated by an electrical multiplexed data signal. The modulated signal is sent through the optical fiber and detected by a PIN photodiode.
The suite of Wedbush Data Analytics Models now draws on 10 out of 13 weeks in Q3, and strong reads from the Wedbush Big Data Product as well as the recent decline in the shares warrant not only a positive data signal for Q3 but also a rating upgrade, she contends.
They also analyze the LTE frame with up to 10 subframes as called for by the standard and display the power and modulation quality (EVM) of the data signal (PDSCH) and of other signal components.
During reading, the controller is also responsible for slicing and digitizing the analog RF data signal from the OPU after it is processed by the AFE and then performing error correction on the digital data stream while buffering the data for host transfer.
Wedbush analyst Jen Redding lowered her price target for Urban Outfitters to $35 from $50 as big data gives negative data signal. The analyst says the Wedbush Big Data Product forecasts third quarter gross margin as a percent of sales to be lower than consensus by 74 bps to 33.57% compared with the consensus estimate of 34.31% and $956.40M in quarterly revenue versus consensus for $968.85M.
Fujifilm also developed a unique servo writing technology incorporated into LTO, which allows users to write a very accurate and reliable data signal on tapes.