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Related / Similar Words: reading, meter reading, indicant, denotation

 

Definition:
  • a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm";
  • something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary; "there were indications that it was time to leave";
  • something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease";
  • (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics";
  • the act of indicating or pointing out by name;

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    Hyponyms: clock time, time, miles per hour, mph, gesture, evidence, trace, vestige, tincture, shadow, symptom, signalization, signalisation, pointing out, manifestation, mark, print, glimpse, harbinger, forerunner, herald, precursor, hint, clue, smoke

     

    Derivational Morphology: argue, indicate, read, register, show, record, suggest, bespeak, betoken, point, signal, denote

     

     
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