Pronunciation: (sig-nif'i-kunt), [key]
1. important; of consequence.
2. having or expressing a meaning; indicative; suggestive: a significant wink.
3. Statistics.of or pertaining to observations that are unlikely to occur by chance and that therefore indicate a systematic cause.
something significant; a sign.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.