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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sig·nal·ize /ˈsɪgnəˌlaɪz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sig·nal·ize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Signalized p. pr. & vb. n. Signalizing ]
 1. To make signal or eminent; to render distinguished from what is common; to distinguish.
    It is this passion which drives men to all the ways we see in use of signalizing themselves.   --Burke.
 2. To communicate with by means of a signal; as, a ship signalizes its consort.
 3. To indicate the existence, presence, or fact of, by a signal; as, to signalize the arrival of a steamer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: provide with traffic signals; "signalize a busy
           intersection" [syn: signalise]
      2: communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs;
         "He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand
         gesture"; "The diner signaled the waiters to bring the
         menu" [syn: sign, signal, signalise]
      3: point out carefully and clearly [syn: signalise, point
         out, call attention]
      4: make conspicuous or noteworthy [syn: signalise, distinguish]