Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of time signal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A signal operated from an observatory to indicate the time of day to persons at distant points.

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Examples

  • How the Lithians modulated them to carry information-not only messages, but the amazing navigational grid, the planet-wide time-signal system, and much more-was something as remote from Ruiz%Sanchez 'understanding as affine theory, although Cleaver said it was all perfectly simple once you understood it.

    A Case Of Conscience

  • At the end of that four minutes it would be time for station identification and a time-signal, and the divers eight-second flashes before other programs came on the air.

    Operation: Outer Space

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