Signature (disambiguation)

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For the use of signatures in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Signatures.

A signature is a hand-written, possibly stylized, version of someone's name, which may be used to confirm the person's identity.

Signature may also refer to:

  • distinctive, characteristic indicative of identity

In art:

  • Signature artwork, works by popular and well-established artists that are easily recognized as theirs because of unique characteristics in style, medium, or subject matter; distinctive works that may be easily recognized without having to ascertain the makers, the school of art, or the period

In computing:

  • Signature block, text automatically appended at the bottom of an e-mail message, Usenet article, or forum post
  • Method signature, in computer programming, especially object-oriented programming, how a method is commonly identified
  • Type signature, which defines the inputs and outputs for a function or method

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