Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Something, such as a typographical device, that serves to indicate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which indicates or points out.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Serving to point out, as a remedy; indicating.
  • n. That which indicates or points out.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Serving to indicate, point out, or suggest.
  • n. That which serves to point out or indicate; specifically, in medicine, that which indicates a suitable remedy or treatment, as a symptom or combination of symptoms, or the history of the case.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. something that serves to indicate or suggest
  • n. a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time

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Examples

  • TheBinarySurfer, Danger Mouse, Another way of recording the situation is by recording it over your radio while on route to an indicant.

    An Inspector Speaks Out « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Sodomia; officinae horum alicubi apud Turcas, — qui saxis semina mandant — arenas arantes; et frequentes querelae, etiam inter ipsos conjuges hac de re, quae virorum concubitum illicitum calceo in oppositam partem verso magistratui indicant; nullum apud Italos familiare magis peccatum, qui et post [4698] Lucianum et [4699] Tatium, scriptis voluminibis defendunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Floating between sects is indicant of loose roots in the religion.

    The King Without a Crown (or a yellow flag) | Jewschool

  • J'y suis, une demoiselle m'interpele et je lui dit que j'ai rendez vous avec le docteur R. et me dit alors de suivre les fleche indicant 'visite mediacle' ...

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  • Volui animum tandem confirmare hodie meum, ut bene me haberem filiai nuptiis. venio ad macellum, rogito pisces: indicant caros; agninam caram, caram bubulam, vitulinam, cetum, porcinam: cara omnia. atque eo fuerunt cariora, aes non erat. abeo iratus illinc, quoniam nihil est qui emam.

    Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives

  • Thus we learn that here, at Venosa, the Emperor deposited that marvel, that _tentorium, _ I mean, _mirifica arte constructum, in quo imagines solis et lunce artificialiter motte, cursum suum certis et debitis spatiis peragrant, et boras diei et noctis in-fallibiliter indicant.

    Old Calabria

  • * Divini praedicatio, per quod Verbum Deus ipse sese nobis revelavit, quemadmodum scripta Prophetarum et Apostolorum nobis indicant; proximum indicium est, legitima sacramentorum: [10119] 1

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Testamentis, Divini praedicatio, per quod Verbum Deus ipse sese nobis revelavit, quemadmodum scripta Prophetarum et Apostolorum nobis indicant; proximum indicium est, legitima sacramentorum Jesu Christi administratio, quae cum verbo et promissionibus divinis conjungi debent, ut ea in mentibus nostris obsignent et confirment.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • In secretariis vero duobus quæ supra dixi circa apsidem esse hi versus indicant officia singulorum.

    The Care of Books

  • Neque vestrum plerosque latere arbitror, quot et quantae in illo extiterint virtutes, quae vitam privatam ornant, neque tam celebrem quam bonum virum indicant.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. I.

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