• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Signate (Zoöl) Having definite color markings.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • signate Designate; determinate.
    • signate In entomology, having irregular spots or marks resembling letters; lettered.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Signate designate: bearing spots resembling letters
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. signatus, p. p. See Sign (v. t.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Low L. signatura—L. signāre, -ātum, to sign.


In literature:

Attributed to Raphael, but the signation is false.
"A Tramp Abroad, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
It ain't my father's writin', 'cept this here signater in print letters; that's his.
"The Pickwick Papers" by Charles Dickens
Attributed to Raphael, but the signation is false.
"A Tramp Abroad" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Castri S. Angeli signat, n. 47, pag.
"A Study Of The Topography And Municipal History Of Praeneste" by Ralph Van Deman Magoffin
Discipulum signat species aquilina pudicum, Vox cujus nubes transit ad astra volans.
"Notes & Queries, No. 43, Saturday, August 24, 1850" by Various

In news:

I have heard various issues surrounding scalability issues when it comes to the Linux-based Asterisk IP-PBX solution, so I contacted one of my sources and asked about Signate's scalability claims.
Today, at ITEXPO, Signate is announcing SigPRO.
SigPRO is a a hosted telephony system for telephone service providers with 5,000 to 500,000 customer extensions that Signate claims "sets a new price/performance standard".
Indiana has higher number of secession signators.
An assistant professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina and a team of researchers at the school compiled data this week that plots secession petition signators on a map.

In science:

It is easily verified that (38) can be achieved when the signat ures are orthonormal.
Spreading Code and Widely-Linear Receiver Design: Non-Cooperative Games for Wireless CDMA Networks
We will consider terms of fixed arity over many-sorted signat ures. A signature sig = (F, S, a) consists of an enumerable set of function symbols F, a finite set of sorts S (disjoint from F), and a computable arity-function a : F → S+ .
Syntactic Confluence Criteria for Positive/Negative-Conditional Term Rewriting Systems