You are looking at 1-20 of 4,852 entries  for:

  • All: signature x
clear all

Did you mean signatures signatures

View:

Overview

signature

Alpha-numeric indicator for the binder of the gathering and its bifolia—and of the gathering’s place in the sequence of gatherings. Once visible in the direction line, it is now hidden by ...

signature

signature   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music
Length:
61 words

... A ‘sign’ placed at the opening of a comp. or of a section of a comp., indicating the key (key signature) or the value of the beat and the no. of beats in each measure (time signature). The key signature consists of one or more sharps or flats; the time signature usually of figures resembling a fraction, e.g. 3...

signature

signature   Reference library

Australian Law Dictionary (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
176 words

...signature (1) Paper-based signature . One’s own name, written by hand, in full or in an abbreviated form. The signature or mark of a person who cannot read is valid if that person understood the contents of the document and intended to sign it. Crosses, initials, printed names and rubber stamps are all, by analogy with a written signature, acceptable for the purpose: R v Moore; Ex Parte Myers ( 1884 ) 10 VLR 322. (2) Digital signature . A form of electronic signature authenticating the sender of a document electronically ( see also digital...

signature

signature   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Music

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
41 words

...signature . A sign placed at the beginning of a composition or movement, and sometimes within it, to indicate the key or a change of key ( *key signature ) or the metre or a change of metre ( *time signature...

signature

signature   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

... The characteristics of geophysical anomalies within a region or along a profile. It is often based on Fourier or power-spectrum analyses of either gravity (gravity signature) or magnetic (magnetic signature) residual ...

signature

signature   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Marketing (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
18 words

... A musical theme associated with a television programme, radio show, or a particular brand , product, or...

signature

signature   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Publishing

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
85 words

...signature A group of pages positioned on the paper such that, once folded and trimmed, they become an even number of pages in the book for binding . A signature will always be a multiple of four. Publishers will submit a book project file in single pages for the printer to arrange as signatures on the flat sheets of paper . The number of pages in the signature will also depend on the size of paper that the printer will use on its printing...

signature

signature   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Computer Science (7 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Science and technology, Mathematics and Computer Science
Length:
511 words
Illustration(s):
2

... 1. A collection of symbols intended to be associated with sets and with functions on and elements from the sets. Signatures provide names for the carrier sets, operations, and constants of algebras . They are central in the precise treatment of the syntax of many computer science concepts, including (a) abstract data types , (b) algebraic specifications , and (c) classes, modules , and objects . Typically, headers of modules are signatures. The specification of an Ada package is in effect a signature. In its simplest form a signature is a...

signature

signature   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Logic

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
206 words

... In a first-order deductive system, a collection of sets , , and , containing constant symbols, function symbols, and relation symbols, respectively. A signature determines a unique set of terms by the scheme: • If is a variable then is a term • If then is a term • If is an -ary function symbol and are terms, then is a term Considering also leads to a unique set of atomic formulae by the scheme: • If is an -ary relation symbol and are terms, then is an atom • If and are terms, then is an atom (if identity is...

signature

signature   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
39 words

... Alpha-numeric indicator for the binder of the *gathering and its *bifolia —and of the gathering’s place in the sequence of gatherings. Once visible in the *direction line , it is now hidden by the binding as the ‘back...

Signature

Signature   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
104 words

... British typographic journal, founded and edited by Oliver Simon , lasting fifteen issues ( 1935–40 ). Finely produced by the *Curwen Press , Signature was printed in *letterpress , often with coloured illustrations. It covered historical and contemporary typographic and, to some extent, artistic developments, introducing *Wolpe ’s popular *display face Albertus Titling , and reviewing E. *Gill ’s Essay on Typography and *Picasso ’s book illustrations. Contributors and reviewers represented the typographic élite: B. *Warde (as Paul...

signature

signature   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002

... any unique indicator of the presence of certain materiel or troops; especially the characteristic electronic emissions given off by a certain type of vehicle, radar, radio, or...

signature

signature   Reference library

A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, History
Length:
506 words

... Derived from the Latin signatum (‘something marked or signed’) and also signatura (‘the matrix of a seal’), the term ‘signature’ since at least the late sixteenth century means a person's own name, whether rendered in full or only with initials or in abbreviated form, written in his or her own hand. As a representation in some manner of a person's distinct character or identity, the signature has commonly been valued, whether as a means of authenticating royal, official, ecclesiastical, legal, or financial documents, or, in more modern times, as a...

signature

signature   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
Length:
413 words

...remains open for signature for a period of time (e.g. art. 125(1) of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court ( 2187 U.N.T.S. 3 ), providing that the Statute was open for signature in Rome from 17 July 1998 to 17 October 1998 , and thereafter at New York (U.N. Headquarters) until 31 December 2000 ). Signature can also be a means whereby consent may be expressed to be bound by a treaty if the parties so agree: arts. 11 and 12 of the Vienna Convention. In U.N. treaty practice, a distinction is drawn between ‘definitive signature’ where a State is...

signature biometrics

signature biometrics   Quick reference

A Dictionary of the Internet (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

...signature biometrics The use of a hand-written signature to allow access to a networked...

electronic signature

electronic signature   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Computer Science (7 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

...signature A section of or attachment to a file, email, etc., that fulfils the function of a written signature and is legally accepted as such. Types of electronic signature include a digital signature and a raster image of a person’s written signature...

signature scanning

signature scanning   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Computer Science (7 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

... scanning The most common technique of specific virus detection in which code is scanned for the signatures of any of a set of known viruses. See signature ...

electronic signature

electronic signature   Reference library

Australian Law Dictionary (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
25 words

...electronic signature A broad umbrella term for any electronic method of authenticating a person who sends a message. See also data security ; digital signature ; encryption...

virus signature

virus signature   Quick reference

A Dictionary of the Internet (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

...virus signature A virus has a unique footprint, for example, the lines of code that are used to implement the virus. This is known as the signature. Anti-virus software works by comparing code in a computer to a database of virus signatures...

electronic signature

electronic signature   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Business and Management (6 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
99 words

...signature An item of data incorporated into or associated with an electronically transmitted document or contract that fulfils the function of a written signature. Under the Electronic Communications Act 2000 electronic signatures are recognized in legal proceedings and as having legal effect. They can be purchased from such bodies as the Post Office and the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry on production of relevant identification documents. There is a distinction between an electronic signature in this legal sense and a digital signature ,...

electronic signature

electronic signature   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Law (9 ed. )

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
81 words

...signature An item of data incorporated into or associated with an electronically transmitted document that fulfils the function of a written signature. Under the Electronic Communications Act 2000 electronic signatures are recognized in legal proceedings and as having legal effect. In the EU the Regulation on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market (the e-IDAS Regulation: 910/ 2014 ) replaces the earlier Electronic Signatures Directive ( 1999 /93/EC) from July 2016 . See also digital signature...

View: