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  • n. Plural form of time-signal.

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Examples

  • When she reflected the laser back toward the source, they could feed false time-signals to the clock computer and punch out early.

    The I Inside

  • Through the courtesy of the naval officials, H.M.S. Drake sent us time-signals twice a week, and though we had so far heard no sound from

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • Early in September time-signals were received from Melbourne, and these were transmitted through to Adelie Land.

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • On the following night communication was held with Sydney, s.s. 'Westralia', s.s. 'Ulimaroa' and H.M.S. 'Drake'; the latter very courteously sending us time-signals.

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • One great advantage, which by itself justified the existence of the wireless plant, was the fact that time-signals were successfully received from Melbourne Observatory by way of Macquarie Island, and Bage was thus able to improve on his earlier determinations and to establish a fundamental longitude.

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • Sawyer therefore sent out time-signals as a matter of routine.

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • The observations made at the Burmese stations were unfortunately affected by an error arising from the retardation of the Madras time-signals through frequent repetition along the line.

    A Study of Recent Earthquakes

  • The same means will probably be employed to increase the general utility of the Observatory, by the extensive dissemination throughout the kingdom of accurate time-signals, moved by an original clock at the Royal Observatory; and I have already entered into correspondence with the authorities of the South Eastern Railway

    Autobiography

  • The Report states that in the various operations connected with the trials and repairs of chronometers, and the system of time-signals transmitted to various time-balls and clocks, about one-fourth of the strength of the Observatory is employed, and it continues thus: “Viewing the close dependence of Nautical Astronomy upon accurate knowledge of time, there is perhaps no department of the Observatory which answers more completely to the original utilitarian intentions of the Founder of the Royal Observatory.” ” “With regard to the proposal of time-signals at the Start Point, it appears that communications referring to this proposal had passed between the Board of Admiralty and the Board of Trade, of which the conclusion was, that the Board of Trade possessed no funds applicable to the defraying of the expenses attending the execution of the scheme.

    Autobiography

  • And the Admiralty did not at present contemplate the establishment of these time-signals under their own authority.” ”

    Autobiography

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