Keywords: emit, radiate, illuminate, speaker, light, heater, turn on

Sign Definition

General Definition

1. You can use this sign to refer to any concentrated source of energy (light, heat, sound, etc.) which gives out rays or waves in all directions, like a pattern of lines drawn from the centre of a circle to various point on its edge, or any thing directly, indirectly or metaphorically associated with this. This sign is very general in its meaning and what it actually means at any time varies from context to context, and especially where you place your hand (high or low, facing up or down, or away from yourself or towards yourself). However, it is most commonly associated with the things listed under 'as a noun', below.
2. You can use this sign to refer to the action of energy (light, heat, sound, etc.) coming out in rays or waves in all directions from its source, or any action directly, indirectly or metaphorically associated with this. This sign is very general in its meaning and what it actually means at any time varies from context to context, and especially where you place your hand (high or low, facing up or down, or away from yourself or towards yourself). However, it is most commonly associated with the things listed under 'as a verb or adjective', below.

As a Noun

1. A source of energy (light, heat, sound, etc.) such as a speaker, light, heater.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. Of a source of energy (light, heat, sound, etc.) to give out rays or waves. English = emit; (light) illuminate.
2. Of a source of energy (light, heat, sound, etc.) to give out rays or waves in all directions, like a pattern of lines drawn from the centre of a circle to various point on its edge. English = radiate.