- UK [ˈɪndɪˌkeɪtə(r)] / US [ˈɪndɪˌkeɪtər]
Word forms "indicator":
singular indicator plural indicators1) something that shows you what condition something is ina good/useful/important indicator:
economic indicators such as the inflation rate or the exchange ratean indicator of success/performance/quality:
Time spent in education is a good indicator of social and economic position.
The test is a reliable indicator of performance if it is carried out correctly.2) a piece of equipment that shows information
the air-speed indicator
The copier is ready when the green indicator light is on.3) British one of the lights on a car that shows in which direction it is turning4) chemistry a chemical compound that changes colour in particular conditions. It can be used to test chemical substances, for example in order to discover how acid or alkaline something is.
English dictionary. 2014.
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Indicator — Indicator … Wikipédia en Français
indicator — INDICATÓR, OÁRE, indicatori, oare, adj., s.n., s.m. I. adj. Care indică, care face cunoscut. II.1. s.n. Aparat, instrument, dispozitiv care serveşte la indicarea anumitor mărimi, fenomene, informaţii etc. ♢ Indicator de pantă = inclinometru.… … Dicționar Român
Indicator — may mean:* pH indicator, a chemical detector for protons in acid base titrations * Redox indicator, a chemical detector for redox titrations * Complexometric indicator, a chemical detector for metal ions in complexometric titrations * Zeta… … Wikipedia
Indicator — In di*ca tor ([i^]n d[i^]*k[=a] t[ e]r), n. [L.: cf. F. indicateur.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, shows or points out; as, a fare indicator in a street car. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) A pressure gauge; a water gauge, as for a steam… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
indicator — (n.) 1660s, from L.L. indicator, agent noun from indicare (see INDICATION (Cf. indication)). As a finger muscle, from 1690s … Etymology dictionary
Indicātor — (lat.), 1) der Streckmuskel des Zeigefingers; 2) (Honigkukuk), Gattung der kukuksartigen Klettervögel … Pierer's Universal-Lexikon
indicator — I noun attestant, attester, augury, auspice, badge, beacon, clue, cue, emblem, ensign, flag, foreshadowing, harbinger, herald, hint, index, informant, informer, landmark, mark, note, pointer, precursor, prognostic, semaphore, sign, stamp, symbol … Law dictionary
indicator — [n] sign barometer, beacon, clue, dial, gauge, guide, hint, index, mark, meter, omen, pointer, signal, symbol, warning; concepts 274,529,673,689 … New thesaurus
indicator — ► NOUN 1) a thing that indicates a state or level. 2) a gauge or meter of a specified kind. 3) a flashing light on a vehicle to show that it is about to change lanes or turn. 4) Brit. an information board or screen in a railway station, airport,… … English terms dictionary
indicator — [in′di kāt΄ər] n. 1. a person or thing that indicates; specif., a) any device, as a gauge, dial, register, or pointer, that measures or records and visibly indicates b) an apparatus that diagrams the varying fluid pressure of an engine in… … English World dictionary
indicator — Used in the context of general equities. technical or fundamental measurement that securities analysts use to forecast the market s direction, such as investment advisory sentiment, volume of stock trading, direction of interest rates, and buying … Financial and business terms