visual signal

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Noun1.visual signal - a signal that involves visual communication
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
visual communication - communication that relies on vision
watch fire - a fire lighted at night as a signal
light - a visual warning signal; "they saw the light of the beacon"; "there was a light at every corner"
red light, warning light - a cautionary sign of danger
flare, flash - a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
signal flag, flag - a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device
air sock, air-sleeve, wind cone, wind sleeve, wind sock, windsock, drogue, sock - a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind
stake, post - a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track); "a pair of posts marked the goal"; "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"
trafficator, turn indicator, turn signal, blinker - a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn
armband - worn around arm as identification or to indicate mourning
skyrocket, rocket - propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
beacon, beacon fire - a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance
brake light, stoplight - a red light on the rear of a motor vehicle that signals when the brakes are applied to slow or stop
barber's pole - striped pole outside a barbershop
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Even if the driver failed to see the animal, the system would trigger an audio or visual signal, prompting the driver to apply the brakes.
It has also been shown that reaction time to an auditory signal is shorter than to a visual signal [1], while reaction time for touch is normally somewhere in-between.
As proposed, coal mine operators will be required to use proximity systems that cause a coal-hauling machine or scoop to stop before contacting a miner; provide audible and visual warning signals when a miner gets too close to the machine (within the machine's warning zone); provide a visual signal on the machine that indicates the system is functioning properly; prevent movement of the machine if the system is not functioning properly; prevent interference with or from other electrical systems; and be installed and maintained by a person trained in the system's installation and maintenance.
Provide a visual signal on the machine that shows the machine-mounted components are functioning properly;
Abe Davis, a graduate student in electrical engineering and computer science at MIT said that when sound hits an object, it causes the object to vibrate and the motion of this vibration creates a very subtle visual signal that's usually invisible to the naked eye.
In the BEx range the new radial, omni-directional BExS110-R alarm horn sounder and BExCS110-05-R combined audible and visual signal are now available as is the new BExI-1120D-R 'Belltronic'; electro mechanical alternative to the traditional bell.
This simple visual signal could be exploited for biosensing applications, such as detecting biomarkers for various diseases.
The pivot-less tumbler mechanism and laminated trigger blade provide the necessary depth of penetration into the pipeline to give a reliable and visual signal with a negligible effect on the product flow.
An available optional alarm system has an audio and visual signal for high-temperature conditions, push-button test, audio silencer, and battery backup, as well as an optional temperature recorder that offers a 6" dial, and seven-day clock with stylus pen.
When plugged into the base tester, the DDR2 Series adapter quickly spots bad memory chips and alerts the user with a warning tone and visual signal.
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Tethering prohibited the males from actively courting the female behind the glass window and limited the visual signal to the morphological characteristics of the male.