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[sahy-nij] /ˈsaɪ nɪdʒ/
graphic designs, as symbols, emblems, or words, used especially for identification or as a means of giving directions or warning.
Origin of signage Unabridged
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Examples from the web for signage
  • What looks good in print, may not look good on a computer screen, and again in signage.
  • Each subway station entrance has clear signage that tells riders what trains stop at the station.
  • Roads currently operated as a part of both systems have clear signage and sound surface conditions.
  • The ship will also get digital signage, electronic mustering and an outdoor movie screen.
  • The resort in the hills isn't easy to find, with virtually no signage, so as to discourage sightseers.
  • Imagine snooty attendants with ear sets or signage that discriminates between customers to pander to the wealthiest customers.
  • E-ink competes in several product categories including e-readers and electronic signage.
  • The group will also be testing road signage, utilities, and infrastructure systems used in typical hurricane preparations.
  • The camera crews focussed on the creative signage, and the sign makers played to the camera crews.
  • And still completely free of advertising and signage.
British Dictionary definitions for signage


signs collectively, esp street signs or signs giving directions
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Word Origin and History for signage

1972, in reference to signs on roads or outside stores, from sign (n.) + -age. Earlier in legal language with reference to affixing signatures.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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