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an expressive, meaningful bodily movement

to communicate by means of such devices as lights or signs

to make bodily motions so as to convey an idea or complement speech

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When those who could had recovered, the entire story had been told to the French commander; but the men were too ignorant to be able to tell him at just what point on the coast the professor and his party had been marooned, so the cruiser had steamed slowly along within sight of land, firing occasional signal guns and scanning every inch of the beach with glasses.
The signal guns of the afternoon before had not been heard by those on shore, it was presumed, because they had doubtless been in the thick of the jungle searching for Jane Porter, where the noise of their own crashing through the underbrush would have drowned the report of a far distant gun.
By this time the signal for departure had been given, and the head of the English column was in motion.
The scattered Indians started at the well-known cry, as coursers bound at the signal to quit the goal; and directly there arose such a yell along the plain, and through the arches of the wood, as seldom burst from human lips before.
More than two thousand raving savages broke from the forest at the signal, and threw themselves across the fatal plain with instinctive alacrity.
On the first occasion I was too skeptical to do more than verify by natural methods the character of the incident; on the second, I responded to the signal after it had been several times repeated, but without result.
After a time the wind hauled fair, and signals were made for the boat.
A small brass cannon stood on the forward deck of the Tankadere, for making signals in the fogs.
The impatience of these bold divers cannot be described, and having an electrical communication with the corvette, they made a signal already agreed upon, and for the space of a mile the Susquehanna moved their chamber along some yards above the bottom.
7 Vehicle signal groups; 7 pedestrian signal groups; 2 tram signal groups; 1 turn signal group;
John Fisher, assistant general manager of the Department of Transportation, said the city's signal system was built in the 1950s, when left-turn arrows weren't considered standard as they are now.
Deploying transmitters with their antenna touching metal in their surroundings provides about a 10-fold boost in signal strength, says Kate A.
This mechanism reduces interrupt servicing latency as well as eliminates interrupt signal lines on the printed circuit board.
The size and long-term nature of this agreement create a major revenue opportunity for the Company and position us to gain a substantial share of the market for radar warning receiver/ECM transmitters and power supplies over the next decade," said Signal Technology Chairman and Chief Executive Officer George Lombard.
Two decoys can make the signal even harder to steal.