Definition of signal strip in English:

signal strip

noun

  • 1Chiefly Military a strip of material that can be laid out on the ground in various patterns to form symbols for the purpose of communicating information to aircraft (now rare).

  • 2Electronics a strip-shaped conductor or detector.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in ‘Contact’ (1893–1952) (real name Alan Bott).