- (context, broadcasting) Term used to describe the closing of a radio or television station's studios and cessation of a broadcasting signal, usually during the overnight hours.
verb (inf=sign off, signs off, signing off, signed off)
- Sign off for the small-town radio station was at midnight.
- (idiom) To log off; to stop using a computer, radio, etc., especially to stop talking.
- He finished the conversation and signed off.
- (broadcasting) To cease broadcasting a radio or television signal, usually at the end of a broadcasting day.
- Before he signed off the radio station for the night, the disc jockey played the National Anthem.
- (context, followed by "on") to give one's official approval to something for which it is needed
- Once the vice-president signs off on the project, we can start construction.
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