American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Identifying marks; indications.
- n. Markings on bulk mailings used as a substitute for stamps or cancellations.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Discriminating marks; badges; tokens; indications; symptoms: as, indicia of fraud; indicia of disease.
- n. Distinctive markings; indications.
- n. philately A preprinted marking on a mailpiece which shows that postage has been paid by the sender.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Law) Discriminating marks; signs; tokens; indications; appearances.
- From Latin plural of indicium ("a notice, information, discovery, sign, mark, token"), from index ("index"); see index. (Wiktionary)
- Latin, pl. of indicium, sign, from index, indic-, indicator; see index. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This invention relates to a method and system for marking the inner surface of the barrel of a firearm with an identifying indicia for transfer to a bullet passing therethrough, reading the indicia from the bullet and identifying the firearm and, in particular, to the modification of the inner surface of a firearm barrel using a laser for the purpose of producing one or more areas of permanent grooves, which impart firearm data onto rounds passing through the barrel in contact with the inner surface of the barrel to form a barcode-like pattern which may be read by a barcode scanner and matched to the firearm.”
“Initially BP Southern Africa could use the "indicia" under a written agreement with BP, free of any payment of royalties.”
“The trademarks and other "indicia" were owned by BP worldwide.”
“David J. Sheehan , a lawyer for Mr. Picard, said on Wednesday that the settlement, along with other recent settlements, "sends a strong message that the financial community cannot deliberately ignore indicia of fraud.”
“Restatement also takes the position that the use of indicia of identity on merchandise is a use for purposes of trade.”
“Thus, the informal policy lacked the indicia of fairness and deliberation required for judicial deference.”
“MLI's motivation to turn a blind eye to the numerous indicia of illegitimate trading activity and fraud included the receipt of substantial fees in relation to structured notes and warrants underlying Madoff feeder funds.”
“Americans still lead the world in patents filed and the other indicia of entrepreneurship.”
“Things look commercial but may not be despite indicia.”
“For example, while studying in Japan he began experimenting with oriental forms and indicia of culture such as Eastern deities.”
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