signal tower


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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