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

 sig·nif·i·cance /sɪgˈnɪfɪkən(t)s/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 有效值 顯著性

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sig·nif·i·cance Sig·nif·i·can·cy n.
 1. The quality or state of being significant.
 2. That which is signified; meaning; import; as, the significance of a nod, of a motion of the hand, or of a word or expression.
 3. Importance; moment; weight; consequence.
    With this brain I must work, in order to give significancy and value to the few facts which I possess.   --De Quincey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of being significant; "do not underestimate the
           significance of nuclear power" [ant: insignificance]
      2: a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred;
         "the significance of his remark became clear only later";
         "the expectation was spread both by word and by
         implication" [syn: import, implication]
      3: the message that is intended or expressed or signified;
         "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance
         of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese
         characters"; "the import of his announcement was
         ambigtuous" [syn: meaning, signification, import]