signage

noun

sign·​age ˈsī-nij How to pronounce signage (audio)
: signs (as of identification, warning, or direction) or a system of such signs

Examples of signage in a Sentence

Recent airport improvements include more lighting and better signage.
Recent Examples on the Web Uniforms, greetings, scents, sounds and signage are integral components that collectively shape the ambiance and set the tone. Kenneth Svendsen, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 And just simple stuff, to me, that’s important is lighting and signage will help with the experience a little bit. Roderick Boone, Charlotte Observer, 7 Feb. 2024 Every part of the experience stood out, from the self-scanning kiosks that eliminated standard wait times to its sophisticated design—think sleek recessed workstation booths and plush couches—and the firm sense of place delivered by New York subway-style wall tiles and signage. Rachel Chang, Condé Nast Traveler, 6 Feb. 2024 Growing in Unity Town Council Vice President Rhonda Neal, D-2, said that voting will continue for three weeks, and the slogan with the most votes will be incorporated in new welcome signage, on the town website, social media pages and other materials. Michelle L. Quinn, Chicago Tribune, 28 Jan. 2024 Installation of Bollinger Park’s trail, stormwater facility, parking lot lights and security camera antennae is complete, while parking lot pavement, and amenities such as benches and signage remained unfinished, as of late December. Thomas Goodwin Smith, Baltimore Sun, 3 Jan. 2024 Reading the gallery signage is imperative to make sense of all these objects and faces. Gaile Robinson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 31 Jan. 2024 The lawsuit alleges no signage was posted around the water, nor was a warning issued to residents in their weekly newsletter. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 29 Jan. 2024 As Apple prepares for this change, retail stores have been updated with new signage, omitting specific images of the affected models. Kurt Knutsson, Cyberguy Report, Fox News, 19 Dec. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of signage was in 1949

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“Signage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/signage. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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