turn signal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n turn signal a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn
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Quotations

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    “If a woman driver ahead of you signals a left turn, be careful, she may turn left.”

Usage

In literature:

Then he turned, as if to give the signal.
"Billy Topsail & Company" by Norman Duncan
But first turn it on Miko, if he signals now.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
The signal to them is three long flashes followed in turn by three short ones and three more long.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930" by Various
We turned and signalled to the Fram to stop.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
He turned out to be a spy caught signalling in the dunes.
"How I Filmed the War" by Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
Grinning in his imperturbable fashion, the Mohawk turned part way round, and made a signal, evidently for some one invisible to all.
"The Wilderness Fugitives" by Edward S. Ellis
Presently McGrath raised his hand, and, as silence was restored at the signal, turned to the bar-tender with his thin smile.
"The Lieutenant-Governor" by Guy Wetmore Carryl
Slavens thought he read a signal in the touch, and turned as if to consult his roll again.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
I must attend upon every signal; and soon my father complained of my irregular hours and turned me from his house.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 5 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Then, at a signal, the Austrians turned and fled.
"The Boy Allies with the Cossacks" by Clair W. Hayes
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In poetry:

I wondered wot was doin'. First I seen
Ole Missus Flood wave signals to Doreen.
I'm in the paddick slashin' down some ferns;
She's comin' up the road; an' if she turns
An 'andspring I won't be su'prised a bit,
The way she's caperin', an' goin' it.
"Sawin' Wood" by C J Dennis

In news:

Lights, Turn Signals and a Fuse.
It's like using your turn signal.
His right turn signal has been on for about 2 miles.
State Rejects School's Request To Turn On Traffic Signals.
Ford turn signal s were dealer-installed options until they became standard equipment in the mid-1950s.
Smoking turn signal should be fixed.
Northeast Texas Drivers to See New Left Turn Signal .
Construction on turn signal near The Shoppes at Hamilton will give shoppers easier access.
Construction on Hamilton shopping center left- turn signal to begin next week.
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed is defending his driving skills after receiving a ticket for failure to use his turn signal .
Barry County police will ticket if you don't use your turn signal .
No turn signal to go straight.
Don't forget the turn signal .
For instance, did you know the lack of turn signal use accounts for around two million accidents per year.
The Turn Signal Wouldn't Turn Off.
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In science:

It turns out that it is possible to define a global and continuous state vector around S if and only if k = 0, i.e., if and only if Stone’s test does not signal a degeneracy.
Searching for degeneracies of real Hamiltonians using homotopy classification of loops in SO($n$)
Also, the energy loss per Booster turn can be obtained from the combination of the synchrotron phase detector signal and the RFSUM signal. The energy loss per turn during the period near transition is shown in Fig. 4 for three extracted beam intensities of 2.6×1012 protons, 3.3×1012 protons, and 5.1×1012 protons.
Implications of beam phase and RFSUM measured near transition
For instance, we might expect an improved understanding of the molecular dynamics on the cellular level, which in turn may lead to better models for the cell interactions and the signals generated in these processes.
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling
It is also possible that one (or both) of the initial KK excitations will decay to a KK excitation of a lepton, which in turn will decay gravitationally, leading to signals with jet+lepton, photon + lepton and two leptons in the final state.
The Phenomenology of Universal Extra Dimensions at Hadron Colliders
In particular, the germanium-based GERDA experiment,133 will turn on soon and will address the existence of the possible signal.
Neutrino Experiments
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