signalize

verb
sig·nal·ize | \ˈsig-nə-ˌlīz \
signalized; signalizing

Definition of signalize 

transitive verb

1 : to make conspicuous : distinguish, mark

2 : to point out carefully or distinctly

3 : to make signals to : signal also : indicate his silence signalizes approval

4 : to place traffic signals at or on

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signalization \ˌsig-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən \ noun

Examples of signalize in a Sentence

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Each of the turn lanes would be signalized to more easily allow vehicles to re-enter the U.S. 190 flow. Kim Chatelain, NOLA.com, "11 'super streets' to be built on North Shore's traffic-choked U.S. 190," 3 May 2018 The two nearest signalized intersections are to the north and south at a distance beyond the length of more than two football fields. Tony Bizjak, sacbee, "Sacramento erased crosswalk two months before woman, child were struck by hit-and-run driver," 1 Feb. 2018 The bike crossings also function as signalized crosswalks for pedestrians. Elliot Njus, OregonLive.com, "Portland declares 9-mile, $4.5 million 20s Bikeway largely complete," 24 Aug. 2017 The project will include the relocation and expansion of the airport’s cell-phone lot, signalized pedestrian crossings between the terminals and parking garages, improving vehicular access to curbs and other enhancements. Larry Barszewski, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Broward keeps future Fort Lauderdale streetcars on track," 13 June 2017

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First Known Use of signalize

1613, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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