(Latin: mark, token, indication; a fact, a condition, or a quality)

industrial design (s) (noun), industrial designs (pl)
The study or practice of designing products which can be manufactured.
insignificant (adjective), more insignificant, most insignificant
Characteristic of something being unimportant, trivial or inconsequential: The problems that Elizabeth had with her new job as a secretary were insignificant compared to what she was having as a saleswoman.
Relating to being trivial and meaningless.
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Referring to having no significance.
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intelligent design
The assertion or belief that physical and biological systems observed in the universe result from purposeful design by an Intelligent Being (God) rather than from chance or undirected natural processes.

Intelligent design (ID) is an anti-evolution belief that asserts that naturalistic explanations of some biological entities are not possible and such entities can only be explained by intelligent causes.

Advocates of intelligent design maintain that their belief is scientific and provides empirical proof for the existence of God. They claim that intelligent design should be taught in the science classroom as an alternative to the science of evolution.

meniscus sign (s) (noun), meniscus signs (pl)
1. A radiographic indicator that is associated with an ulcerating carcinoma, in which the outline of the stomach is crescentic with overhanging edges: A meniscus sign may be seen in lung abscesses, tumors, hematomas (swellings filled with blood as a result of a broken blood vessel), granulomatous infections (inflammatory lesion or wound), and Rasmussen's aneurysms (fatal hemorrhages in pulmonary tuberculosis).
2. A snapping or clicking associated with a torn cartilage in the knee: When there are indications of damaged menisci in the knees, then those signals are referred to as meniscus signs of damage.
phantom signals
Signals of unknown origin appearing on a radar screen that do not correspond to the target; generally the cause is unknown, although they may result from faulty circuitry, interference, or jamming.
pyrotechnic signal
A signal designed for military use to produce a colored light or smoke, for the purpose of transmitting information.
resign (ri ZIGHN), resigns; resigned, resigning (verbs)
1. To quit or leave a position or a job; especially, by formal notification. "The CEO (chief executive officer) resigned when it was discovered that he had misappropriated some of the company's funds to a local politician."

"Some people simply resign when they're ready to stop working in one place so they can get a different job."

2. To accept or to submit to something that is unchangeable or incapable of being avoided or prevented: "The 98-year old lady resigned herself to the fact that she would die soon."

"His father will be resigning from any further association with or participation in the activities of the political party."

3. Etymology: from Old French resigner, from Latin resignare, "to check off, to cancel, to give up"; from re-, "opposite" + signare, "to make an entry in an account book"; literally, "to mark".

The meaning of "give up a position" is first recorded in the late 14th century.

resign, re-sign
resign (re ZIGHN) (verb)
1. To give up or to relinquish something: Latonya agreed to resign her position as treasurer of the group rather than face an inquiry into the missing funds.
2. Formally to renounce one's position in a government or other organizational situation: The king decided to resign from the throne so he could marry the woman he loved.
3. To agree or to accept something as inevitable: Jeremy feels that he must resign himself to staying home on Friday night.
re-sign (ree SIGHN) (verb)
To endorse a written or printed document for a second or more times: Because Alisha's signature was illegible on the original check, she had to re-sign it when she went to the bank.

Because of a perceived conflict of interest, Debora was forced to resign from her job; however, after an investigation, she was cleared of any charges and so she was able to re-sign her contract and to resume her work.