signer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n signer someone who signs and is bound by a document
    • n signer someone who can use sign language to communicate
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: John Hancock was the only one of fifty signers of the Declaration of Independence who actually signed it on July 4.
    • n Signer One who signs or subscribes his name; as, a memorial with a hundred signers .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n signer One who signs; specifically, one who writes his name as a signature: as, the signer of a letter; to get signers to a petition; the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
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Quotations

  • Gerald F. Lieberman
    Gerald F. Lieberman
    “Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.”

Usage

In literature:

But she did not add that the signer of the message had promised to be with her in twenty-four hours.
"The Daughter of a Magnate" by Frank H. Spearman
Lord Elgin has been extremely happy in his choice of Signer Lusieri.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2" by George Gordon Byron
Three-fourths of the signers of the Declaration of Independence were college graduates.
"Colleges in America" by John Marshall Barker
The sands of the lake were composed of the yellow gold that the signers desired.
"Sea-Dogs All!" by Tom Bevan
The Signers of the Declaration of Independence.
"Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy" by Anonymous
Each new recruit will be put to work to get other signers.
"Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall" by Jean K. Baird
The ranchers quickly formed themselves into a meeting and sent couriers out to notify all signers of the contract that the deal was off.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908." by Various
Italy had only Signer Salvioli, although Signer Reggio came to the fore.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
It should not be necessary for the signers of the certificate to comply with the usual formalities.
"Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles" by Daniel Hack Tuke
Signer Antonio, how the Dogaressa's beautiful eyes have turned that head of yours!
"The Serapion Brethren," by Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann
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In poetry:

What phrases mean you do not need to learn;
We must be civil, and they serve our turn
"Your most obedient humble" means--means what?
Something the well-bred signer just is not.
"To Rutherford Birchard Hayes" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Andrew Jackson was many things during his life: war hero, slave owner, populist, seventh US President, husband and signer of the Indian Removal Act.
No secrecy for petition signers.
I think that since they are apparently so unhappy living in the United States of America, all of the signers of the secession petitions across the United States should be stripped of their US citizenship.
'Signer' Issue Raised for Wells Fargo.
Desperately seeking co-signers — on Craigslist.
Desperate for loans, some people are posting ads on Craigslist in hopes of finding co-signers.
Your mortgage didn't get to a robo-signer by accident.
Military recruiters often entice new signers with the promise of seeing the world while being paid.
Jack Jason became a familiar face as the signer for Academy Award–winning actress Marlee Matlin during her appearances on The Celebrity Apprentice and Dancing with the Stars.
Push Norquist's signers to reject him.
Women can get a mortgage without having a male co-signer.
Among the letter signers were former Reagan counselor Edwin Meese.
You Don't Always Need a Co-Signer on Decisions.
In it, Mr Jones apologized for signing the statement and said he doesn't feel that way today and never has had such thoughts, although the 911Truth group claims to have personally confirmed support from all of their signers.
Arizona Law OKs The Use Of Interpreters To Speak For Signers.
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In science:

The adversary wins the game if: IDA 6= 0; V erif y (m∗ , IDA , (X ∗ , V ∗)) = ⊤; no Extraction query was made on IDA ; (X ∗ , V ∗ ) was not result from S ign(m∗) query with signer IDA .
Provable Secure Identity Based Generalized Signcryption Scheme
Note that for signature schemes obtained via the Fiat-Shamir scheme, the signer can pre-compute and store a list of values (a = gr , r).
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols
Specifically, for each pre-computed value a = gr , the DSS signer can off-line compute d = f (a), r−1 and dwr−1 , and only stores (d, r−1 , dwr−1 ) (note that it is unreasonable to assume the message to be signed is always known beforehand).
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols
Suppose G′ = Z ∗ p (where p is typically of 1024 bits while q is of 160 bits) and the signer pre-computes k values of a, then in comparison with Schnorr’s signature scheme the space complexity (of storing pre-computed values) is reduced from (|p| + |q |)k to 3|q |k .
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols
U = F (w) be signer’s public-key and w the secret-key.
A New Family of Practical Non-Malleable Diffie-Hellman Protocols
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