Vandals threw the first sign in the river.
The Kiowa were renowned as excellent sign talkers.
Peirce calls signs whose sign-vehicles function in this way legisigns.
Accompanying the sign is a remote that controls its brightness and light effects.
We have fond memories of Wrigley sign, but nearest to it now is salted peanut sign.
We appear to be saying that there are three elements of a sign, one of which is the sign.
Selecting 'sign in' or 'register' takes you to the responsive account pages to allow sign in.
First, where the early account suggested three classes of sign, the 1903 account suggests ten classes of sign.
Finger spelling is used in sign language to spell out names of people and places for which there is not a sign.
Moreover, the object determines the sign by placing constraints which any sign must meet if it is to signify the object.
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Sign Night is a poetic conversation in sign language between two star crossed lovers, projected onto buildings in central Bristol.
The theologians were aware of a twofold relation: that of sign to thing signified and sign to the perceiver of the sign.
Sign language and audio described programmes can be found in the Sign Language and Audio Described categories accessed via the BBC iPlayer Categories menu.
The descriptive meaning of a sign is a disposition that relates the sign to a range of “cognitive” states, including belief, supposition, presumption, etc.
For Peirce, the relationship between the object of a sign and the sign that represents it is one of determination: the object determines the sign.
An example of a sign whose sign-vehicle uses existential facts is smoke as a sign for fire; the causal relation between the fire and smoke allows the smoke to act as a signifier.
Further, as with the classification of the sign in terms of the sign-vehicle and the object, Peirce identifies qualities, existential facts, or conventional features as the basis for classifying the sign in terms of its interpretant.
Despite all the internal ruptures and inconsistencies, Augustine's doctrine of sign is based on a definition of the sign that, for the first time, intends to embrace both the natural indexical sign and the conventional linguistic sign as species of an all-embracing generic notion of sign, thus marking a turning point in the history of semiotics.
- mark with one's signature; write one's name (on)
Example: She signed the letter and sent it off
- a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
Example: he showed signs of strain
- used of the language of the deaf
- a public display of a message
Example: he posted signs in all the shop windows
- approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
- any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
Example: signals from the boat suddenly stopped
- be engaged by a written agreement
Example: He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18
- structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted
Example: the highway was lined with signboards
- engage by written agreement
Example: They signed two new pitchers for the next season
- (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
- communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
Example: He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
- (medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease
Example: there were no signs of asphyxiation
- place signs, as along a road
Example: sign an intersection
- having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)
- communicate in sign language
Example: I don't know how to sign, so I could not communicate with my deaf cousin
- an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
- make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate
- a gesture that is part of a sign language
- a fundamental linguistic unit linking a signifier to that which is signified
Example: The bond between the signifier and the signified is arbitrary
- a character indicating a relation between quantities
Example: don't forget the minus sign
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Despite all the internal ruptures and inconsistencies Augustine's doctrine of sign is based on a definition of the sign that for the first time intends to embrace both the natural indexical sign and the conventional linguistic sign as species of an all-embracing generic notion of sign thus marking a turning point in the history of semiotics