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 for Signal station
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Signal \Sig"nal\, a. [From signal, n.: cf. F. signal['e].]
     1. Noticeable; distinguished from what is ordinary; eminent;
        remarkable; memorable; as, a signal exploit; a signal
        service; a signal act of benevolence.
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              As signal now in low, dejected state
              As erst in highest, behold him where he lies.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. Of or pertaining to signals, or the use of signals in
        conveying information; as, a signal flag or officer.
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     The signal service, a bureau of the government (in the
        United States connected with the War Department) organized
        to collect from the whole country simultaneous raports of
        local meteorological conditions, upon comparison of which
        at the central office, predictions concerning the weather
        are telegraphed to various sections, where they are made
        known by signals publicly displayed.
  
     Signal station, the place where a signal is displayed;
        specifically, an observation office of the signal service.
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     Syn: Eminent; remarkable; memorable; extraordinary; notable;
          conspicuous.
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