Associations to the word «Signature»


SIGNATURE, noun. A person’s name, written by that person, used to signify approval of accompanying material, such as a legal contract.
SIGNATURE, noun. The act of signing one's name.
SIGNATURE, noun. (medicine) That part of a doctor’s prescription containing directions for the patient.
SIGNATURE, noun. (music) Signs on the stave indicating key and tempo
SIGNATURE, noun. (printing) A group of four (or a multiple of four) pages printed such that, when folded, become a section of a book
SIGNATURE, noun. (computing) A pattern used for matching the identity of a virus, the parameter types of a method, etc.
SIGNATURE, noun. (cryptography) Data attached to a message that guarantees that the message originated from its claimed source.
SIGNATURE, noun. (figurative) A mark or sign of implication.
SIGNATURE, noun. (mathematics) A tuple specifying the number of coefficients of the same sign in any diagonal form of a quadratic form
SIGNATURE, noun. (medicine) (obsolete) A resemblance between the external character of a disease and those of some physical agent, for instance, that existing between the red skin of scarlet fever and a red cloth; supposed to indicate this agent in the treatment of the disease.
SIGNATURE, adjective. Distinctive, characteristic indicative of identity
SIGNATURE TUNE, noun. (music) The tune that opens and/or closes a radio or television programme
SIGNATURE TUNES, noun. Plural of signature tune

Dictionary definition

SIGNATURE, noun. Your name written in your own handwriting.
SIGNATURE, noun. A distinguishing style; "this room needs a woman's touch".
SIGNATURE, noun. A melody used to identify a performer or a dance band or radio/tv program.
SIGNATURE, noun. The sharps or flats that follow the clef and indicate the key.
SIGNATURE, noun. A sheet with several pages printed on it; it folds to page size and is bound with other signatures to form a book.

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