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time signal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chronology, Broadcasting
time signalˈtime ˌsignal noun [countable]  TMCTCBa sound on the radio that shows the exact time
Examples from the Corpus
time signalWhiston worried, of course, that bright lights might also falter when trying to deliver a time signal at sea.At the end of the number there was a time signal followed by a commercial about a breakfast food.Using the time signal and its origin, the receiver is able to calculate its location to within about 60 feet.
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