sign·​age | \ ˈsī-nij How to pronounce signage (audio) \

Definition of signage

: 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.

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But the rules give employers through March 31 to change the signage and have those new designations count retroactively for 2018. Laura Saunders, WSJ, "Treasury Softens Parking-Tax Hit for Churches, Nonprofits," 10 Dec. 2018 In some places, the signage of businesses are shown resting on the sidewalk; in other places, the sidewalk itself dropped 11 feet. Alissa Walker, Curbed, "Alaska’s earthquake didn’t kill anyone—here’s why," 3 Dec. 2018 On Monday, the outside signage identifying the building came down, the first of many steps toward the dismantling of the arena, which opened in 1988. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Exterior deconstruction of BMO Harris Bradley Center begins with removal of signage," 9 July 2018 The signage will have information on coral bleaching caused by warm water temperatures and the effects of ocean acidification on animals that are coral reef builders, Ingram said. Martina Schimitschek,, "At Scripps, a seascape landscape," 5 July 2018 The signage went up this morning on the exterior of Quicken Loans Arena, with massive banners and window wraps to displayed all around the arena. Chris Fedor,, "Cleveland Cavaliers unveil 'Whatever it Takes' playoff slogan," 12 Apr. 2018 The school's basketball court, athletic and band uniforms, and signage will be replaced. Fox News, "Virginia school named for Confederate general to be renamed," 16 July 2018 The 194-room hotel, which features a water park, has its new name and signage. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Conversion of Waukesha's former Country Springs Hotel to Ingleside Hotel mostly done," 18 June 2018 The Brooklyn Planning and Zoning Commission approved parking lot and signage changes at Walmart, on June 6. Denise Coffey, Courant Community, "Brooklyn Walmart To Offer Online Grocery Shopping," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of signage

1949, in the meaning defined above

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signal box

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English Language Learners Definition of signage

: signs or a system of signs used to show information about something (such as a business or a road)

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