Definition of storm signal in English:

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storm signal

noun

A lamp, flag, or other device used to give a visible warning of an approaching storm: figurative a sensible wife will usually notice the storm signals and will leave him alone
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  • Tens of thousands of people rushed back home from work following the hoisting of a No.8 northwest gale storm signal, the third-highest warning, by the territory's weather observatory.
  • The territory hoisted storm signal No.8 at 7: 30 p.m. local time Thursday as Typhoon Utor edged closer to the territory.
  • People in continuing education, in contract training and workforce development understand the market, and I hope they have seen the storm signals on the horizon.

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