sign-off
noun see sign off

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sign-off — (or closedown) is the sequence of operations involved when a radio or television station shuts down its transmitters and goes off the air for a predetermined period; generally this occurs during the overnight hours. It is the opposite to a sign… …   Wikipedia

  • sign off — {v.} 1. To end a program on radio or television. * /That TV newscaster always signs off by saluting./ 2. To stop broadcasting for the day. * /That TV station always signs off after the late movie./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sign off — {v.} 1. To end a program on radio or television. * /That TV newscaster always signs off by saluting./ 2. To stop broadcasting for the day. * /That TV station always signs off after the late movie./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sign off — (on (something)) to officially agree to or support something. Mary has to sign off on any expenses over $2,500. A judge must sign off on a search of anyone s property. If all parties sign off, the settlement would end eight years of court battles …   New idioms dictionary

  • sign off — ► sign off 1) conclude a letter, broadcast, or other message. 2) authorize (someone) to miss work. Main Entry: ↑sign …   English terms dictionary

  • Sign off —   [dt. abmelden], Log out …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sign off — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms sign off : present tense I/you/we/they sign off he/she/it signs off present participle signing off past tense signed off past participle signed off to end a broadcast on television or radio They always… …   English dictionary

  • sign-off — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: sign off : the act of signing off; specifically : a bid in contract conventionally urging one s partner to pass * * * /suyn awf , of /, n. 1. the act or fact of signing off …   Useful english dictionary

  • sign off — Ⅰ. UK US sign off Phrasal Verb with sign({{}}/saɪn/ verb ► to stop doing your work or another activity for a period of time: »Let s sign off for the day. Ⅱ. UK US sign (sth) off Phrasal Verb with sign({{}}/saɪn/ verb …   Financial and business terms

  • sign off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If someone signs off, they write a final message at the end of a letter or they say a final message at the end of a telephone conversation. You can say that people such as entertainers sign off when they finish a broadcast. [V P]… …   English dictionary

  • sign off — 1. noun Term used to describe the closing of a radio or television stations studios and cessation of a broadcasting signal, usually during the overnight hours. Sign off for the small town radio station was at midnight. 2. verb a) To log off …   Wiktionary

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