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indicator Explained

indicator at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['ındə'keıtə]

indicator at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C]
1 something that can be regarded as a sign of something else: --All the main economic indicators suggest that trade is improving.// fog lamp, headlight, indicator, mirror//
2 BrE one of the lights on a car that flash to show which way the car is turning: American Equivalent: turn signal//
3 a pointer on a machine that shows the temperature, pressure, speed etc:

indicator at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

88 Moby Thesaurus words for "indicator":
Fathometer, JP, Justice, arbiter, arbitrator, badge, banner,
bencher, bob, character, characteristic, control indicator,
count-rate meter, critic, current indicator, density indicator,
depth sounder, detonation indicator, device, differentia, display,
earmark, echo sounder, fault lamp, flowmeter, galvanometer, gauge,
hallmark, his honor, his lordship, his worship, humidity indicator,
hygrometer, idiosyncrasy, image, index, indicant, insignia,
interferometer, ionization gauge, judge, justice, keynote, lead,
liquid-level indicator, load indicator, logger, magistrate, mark,
measure, meter, moderator, needle, note, pH meter, peculiarity,
picture, plumb, plumb bob, plumb line, plummet, pointer,
potentiometer, probe, property, psychometer, pyrometer, referee,
representation, representative, seal, sigil, sign, signal,
signature, sound, space probe, stamp, sure sign, symptom,
telltale sign, thermocouple, time-interval meter, trait,
turn indicator, umpire, vibration meter, voltage indicator

indicator at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Indication): sign, characteristic, feature, trait, fingerprint, voiceprint, footprint, noseprint, symbol, index, indicator, pointer, token, symptom, trace.

indicator at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun

1 a sign that shows you what sth is like or how a situation is changing:
The economic indicators for the end of the year are better than expected. * These atmospheric waves are a reliable indicator of weather changes.

2 a device on a machine that shows speed, pressure, etc:
a depth indicator

3 (BrE) (AmE turn signal) (also informal blinker AmE, BrE) a light on a vehicle that flashes to show that the vehicle is going to turn left or right:
Her right-hand indicator was flashing.

Indicator at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Indicator \In"di*ca`tor\ ([i^]n"d[i^]*k[=a]`t[~e]r), n. [L.: cf.
F. indicateur.]
1. One who, or that which, shows or points out; as, a fare
indicator in a street car.

2. (Mach.) A pressure gauge; a water gauge, as for a steam
boiler; an apparatus or instrument for showing the working
of a machine or moving part; as:
(a) (Steam Engine) An instrument which draws a diagram
showing the varying pressure in the cylinder of an
engine or pump at every point of the stroke. It
consists of a small cylinder communicating with the
engine cylinder and fitted with a piston which the
varying pressure drives upward more or less against
the resistance of a spring. A lever imparts motion to
a pencil which traces the diagram on a card wrapped
around a vertical drum which is turned back and forth
by a string connected with the piston rod of the
engine. See {Indicator card} (below).
(b) A telltale connected with a hoisting machine, to show,
at the surface, the position of the cage in the shaft
of a mine, etc.

indicator at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Honey \Hon"ey\, n. [OE. honi, huni, AS. hunig; akin to OS.
honeg, D. & G. honig, OHG. honag, honang, Icel. hunang, Sw.
h[*a]ning, Dan. honning, cf. Gr. ? dust, Skr. kaa grain.]
1. A sweet viscid fluid, esp. that collected by bees from
flowers of plants, and deposited in the cells of the
honeycomb.

2. That which is sweet or pleasant, like honey.

The honey of his language. --Shak.

3. Sweet one; -- a term of endearment. --Chaucer.

Honey, you shall be well desired in Cyprus. --Shak.

Note: Honey is often used adjectively or as the first part of
compound; as, honeydew or honey dew; honey guide or
honeyguide; honey locust or honey-locust.

{Honey ant} (Zo["o]l.), a small ant ({Myrmecocystus
melliger}), found in the Southwestern United States, and
in Mexico, living in subterranean formicares. There are
larger and smaller ordinary workers, and others, which
serve as receptacles or cells for the storage of honey,
their abdomens becoming distended to the size of a
currant. These, in times of scarcity, regurgitate the
honey and feed the rest.

{Honey badger} (Zo["o]l.), the ratel.

{Honey bear}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Kinkajou}.

{Honey buzzard} (Zo["o]l.), a bird related to the kites, of
the genus {Pernis}. The European species is {P. apivorus};
the Indian or crested honey buzzard is {P. ptilorhyncha}.
They feed upon honey and the larv[ae] of bees. Called also
{bee hawk}, {bee kite}.

{Honey creeper} (Zo["o]l.), one of numerous species of small,
bright, colored, passerine birds of the family
{C[oe]rebid[ae]}, abundant in Central and South America.


{Honey easter} (Zo["o]l.), one of numerous species of small
passerine birds of the family {Meliphagid[ae]}, abundant
in Australia and Oceania; -- called also {honeysucker}.

{Honey flower} (Bot.), an evergreen shrub of the genus
{Melianthus}, a native of the Cape of Good Hope. The
flowers yield much honey.

{Honey guide} (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of small
birds of the family {Indicatorid[ae]}, inhabiting Africa
and the East Indies. They have the habit of leading
persons to the nests to wild bees. Called also
{honeybird}, and {indicator}.

{Honey harvest}, the gathering of honey from hives, or the
honey which is gathered. --Dryden.

{Honey kite}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Honey buzzard} (above).

{Honey locust} (Bot.), a North American tree ({Gleditschia
triacanthos}), armed with thorns, and having long pods
with a sweet pulp between the seeds.

{Honey month}. Same as {Honeymoon}.

{Honey weasel} (Zo["o]l.), the ratel.

indicator at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

indicator
n 1: 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 [syn: {index}, {index
number}, {indicant}]
2: a signal for attracting attention
3: a device for showing the operating condition of some system
4: (chemistry) a substance that changes color to indicate the
presence of some ion or substance; can be used to indicate
the completion of a chemical reaction or (in medicine) to
test for a particular reaction

indicator at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » LL. Inter: term » indicator|indicātor|one who points out|lang=la, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » indico|indicō|point out|lang=la; see indicate.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ɪn.dɪ.keɪ.tə(r)/

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • A pointer or index that indicates something.
    1. A meter or gauge.
    2. The needle or dial on such a meter.
    3. Inter: chemistr » y Any of many substances, such as litmus, used to indicate the concentration of a substance, or the degree of a reaction.
    4. Inter: ecolog » y A plant or animal whose presence is indicative of some specific environment.
    5. Inter: economic » s A measure, such as unemployment rate, which can be used to predict economic trends.
    6. Inter: U » K A trafficator.

      Synonyms

      * trafficator, turn signal Inter: qualifier » US

      Derived terms

      * economic indicator

      Related terms

      * index

  • indicate
  • indication
  • indicative

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » pointer
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|指示符|tr=zhǐshìfú|sc=Hani
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|osoitin, Inter: t+ » fi|indikaattori
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|indicateur|m
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Indikator|m, Inter: t+ » de|Anzeige|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|インジケータ|tr=injikēta|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|インジケーター|tr=injikētā|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|指示薬|tr=しじやく, shijaku|sc=Jpan

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|viser|m
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|indicator|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|индикатор|m|tr=indikátor|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|указатель|m|tr=ukazátelʹ|sc=Cyrl
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|indikator|c
    • Telugu: Inter: t+ » te|సూచిక|tr=soochika


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » meter or gauge
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|مؤشّر|m|tr=muʾaššir
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|индикатор|m|tr=indikátor|sc=Cyrl
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|mittari, Inter: t- » fi|mittalaite


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|måler|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|индикатор|m|tr=indikátor|sc=Cyrl
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|mätare|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » needle or dial on a meter
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|指針|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|指针|tr=zhǐzhēn|sc=Hani
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|osoitin, Inter: t+ » fi|indikaattori
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|aiguille|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Zeiger|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|針|tr=はり, hari|sc=Jpan
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|viser|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|стрелка|f|tr=strélka|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|индикатор|m|tr=indikátor|sc=Cyrl
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|indikator|c
  • Telugu: Inter: t+ » te|సూచిక|tr=soochika

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » chemical
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|indikaattori
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|indikator|m
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|wskaźnik|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|indicator|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|индикатор|m|tr=indikátor|sc=Cyrl
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|indikator|c Inter: qualifier » often used in combination

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » indicative animal or plant
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|indikaattorilaji


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » economic measure
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|ukazatel|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|indikaattori
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|indikator|m
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|indicator|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|указатель|m|tr=ukazátelʹ|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|индикатор|m|tr=indikátor|sc=Cyrl
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|indikator|c
  • Telugu: Inter: t+ » te|సూచిక|tr=soochika

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » trafficator
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|suuntavilkku
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|clignotant|m
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Blinker|m
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|index, Inter: t+ » hu|irányjelző
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|freccia
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|blinkelys|n, Inter: t- » no|retningsviser|n (old)


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|semnalizator|n
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|индикатор|m|tr=indikátor|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|указатель|m|tr=ukazátelʹ|sc=Cyrl
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|žmigavac|m, Inter: t- » sh|migavac|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|indicador|m
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|körriktningsvisare|c, Inter: qualifier » colloquial Inter: t- » sv|blinker|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1


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    Latin

    Etymology

    From Inter: term » indico|indicō|point out, indicate, show|lang=la, from Inter: term » in||in, at, on; into|lang=la + Inter: term » dico|dicō|indicate; dedicate; set apart|lang=la.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: a » Classical Inter: IPA » /in.diˈkaː.tor/|lang=la

    Noun

    Inter: la-noun » indicātor|indicatoris|indicātōris|m|third
  • Inter: context » Late Latin|lang=la Someone who points out.

    Inflection

    Inter: la-decl-3rd » indicator|indicātor|indicator|indicātōr

    Related terms

    Inter: top » 2
    • index
    • indicābilis
    • indicātiō
    • indicātīvus
    • indicātūra


    Inter: mid » 2
  • indicīna
  • indicium
  • indicō
  • indiculum

  • Inter: botto » m

    Descendants

    * Catalan: Inter: l » ca|indicador
    • English: Inter: l » en|indicator
    • Portuguese: Inter: l » pt|indicador
    • Russian: Inter: l » ru|индикатор

      Verb

      Inter: la-verb-form » indicātor


  • Inter: conjugation of » indico|indicō|2|s|fut|pass|imp|lang=laInter: la-conj-form-gloss » indico|2|s|fut|pass|imp
    1. Inter: conjugation of » indico|indicō|3|s|fut|pass|imp|lang=laInter: la-conj-form-gloss » indico|3|s|fut|pass|imp


    Translation: ar » indicator
    Translation: cs » indicator
    Translation: cy » indicator
    Translation: de » indicator
    Translation: et » indicator
    Translation: el » indicator
    Translation: es » indicator
    Translation: fa » indicator
    Translation: fr » indicator
    Translation: ko » indicator
    Translation: io » indicator
    Translation: id » indicator
    Translation: kn » indicator
    Translation: hu » indicator
    Translation: mg » indicator
    Translation: my » indicator
    Translation: nl » indicator
    Translation: pl » indicator
    Translation: ru » indicator
    Translation: sh » indicator
    Translation: fi » indicator
    Translation: sv » indicator
    Translation: ta » indicator
    Translation: tr » indicator
    Translation: vi » indicator
    Translation: zh » indicator

  • Indicator at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » indicator

    Translingual

    Inter: wikipedi » a
    Inter: wikispecie » s

    Proper noun

    Inter: mul-proper noun » head=Indicator
  • Inter: taxon » genus|family|Indicatoridae

    References

    * Inter: R:Gill200 » 6

  • Category: Category:mul:Birds -
    Translation: io » Indicator
    Translation: id » Indicator
    Translation: zh » Indicator