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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She was given visual signal by an officer to stop the 2005 Buick, and willfully failed to obey his direction.
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.
The signals were provided by a device, worn at waist level, that emitted audio or visual signals. Acoustic signals were delivered via headphones, while the visual signal was delivered via a diode attached to the optical eyeglasses of the examined subject or to an alternative pair of glasses.
Absorbent Article Having a Multilayer Visual Signal: Lisa June Hood, Singapore; David Christopher Oetjen, West Chester, OH; Signe Christina Larson, Cincinnati, OH; and John Lee Hammon, Hamilton, OH.
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.
The tapelike material scattered the laser light before it arrived at the receiver, making the visual signal so noisy that the number and line pattern became indecipherable on the monitor, similar to the way smoke or fog might obstruct a person's view.