starting signal

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Noun1.starting signal - a signal to begin (as in a race); "the starting signal was a green light"; "the runners awaited the start"
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
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HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa followed all the events of the Olympic Day, having given the starting signal of the colours race which covered a distance of 2km.
DeKruiff said children up to age 8 gather at the fields and wait for the starting signal. When it sounds, they search the grassy fields for plastic eggs stuffed with candy and coupons.
the starting signal for the new signing campaign and the likes of Paul
Sami Montacer's El Mdak play will give the starting signal. Haroun, an ascending French humourist, will bring spotlight on such issues as racism, politics and environmental challenges.
"Today, we renew our pride and honor as King Salman bin Abdulaziz graciously grants us the starting signal to commence the construction and operation of Sakaka PV IPP," said Mohammad Abunayyan, Chairman of ACWA Power.
That changed the following afternoon when head coach Mike McCarthy wouldn't name a starting signal caller for Green Bay's upcoming game at Lambeau Field.
"The recent announcement by US President Donald Trump on Jerusalem was the starting signal for this settlement acceleration plans and the annexation policy pursued by the occupation authorities to take over enormous parts of the occupied West Bank," MOFA said.
With hoots of laughter almost as loud as the starting signal, some players clearly demonstrated the intended less-than-serious attitude, whilst some also suffered the sad realisation that they played better in the dark than in the light.
The starting signal was given by Global EVRT's Mobility Conference host, Nicki Shields, Scientist & Presenter at Formula E, CNN.
Shaker has also asserted that Egypt gave the starting signal to implement the four contracts.
Christian Traumann, CFO of MULTIVAC and Ivaylo Dimitrov, Managing Director of MULTI-VAC Bulgaria Production, gave the starting signal for the new production site of MULTIVAC in Bulgaria at the official ground breaking ceremony on 15 September 2016.