signal tower

noun

Definition of signal tower

: an enclosed or armored elevated structure from which signals are displayed or controlled specifically : a switch tower for a system of railroad signals

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First Known Use of signal tower

1757, in the meaning defined above

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“Signal tower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/signal%20tower. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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