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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sign v. t. [imp. & p. p. Signed p. pr. & vb. n. Signing.]
 1. To represent by a sign; to make known in a typical or emblematic manner, in distinction from speech; to signify.
    I signed to Browne to make his retreat.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. To make a sign upon; to mark with a sign.
    We receive this child into the congregation of Christ's flock, and do sign him with the sign of the cross.   --Bk. of Com Prayer.
 3. To affix a signature to; to ratify by hand or seal; to subscribe in one's own handwriting.
 Inquire the Jew's house out, give him this deed,
 And let him sign it.   --Shak.
 4. To assign or convey formally; -- used with away.
 5. To mark; to make distinguishable.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 signing
      n : language expressed by visible hand gestures [syn: sign
          language]