HyperDic: indicator

English > 4 senses of the word indicator:
NOUNcommunicationindicator, index, index number, indicanta number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts
communicationindicatora signal for attracting attention
artifactindicatora device for showing the operating condition of some system
substanceindicator(chemistry) a substance that changes color to indicate the presence of some ion or substance
indicator > pronunciation
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English > indicator: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA 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.
Synonymsindex, index number, indicant
Narrowerbody mass index, BMIA measure of someone's weight in relation to height
business indexA statistical compilation that provides a context for economic or financial conditions
leading indicatorOne of 11 indicators for different sections of the economy
price index, price levelAn index that traces the relative changes in the price of an individual good (or a market basket of goods) over time
short accountThe aggregate of short sales on an open market
stock index, stock market indexindex based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks
BroaderfactA statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened / happened
Spanishindicador, indicador numérico, indicant, índice, índice numérico
Catalaníndex, índex numèric, indicador, indicador numèric, indicant
English > indicator: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA signal for attracting attention.
Narrowerreference point, point of reference, referenceAn indicator that orients you generally
Broadersignal, signaling, signAny nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
Verbsindicatebe a signal for or a symptom of
English > indicator: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA device for showing the operating condition of some system.
NarrowerannunciatorAn indicator that announces which electrical circuit has been active (as on a telephone switchboard)
cursor, pointer(computer science) indicator consisting of a movable spot of light (an icon) on a visual display
dialThe circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments
fuel gauge, fuel indicatorAn indicator of the amount of fuel remaining in a vehicle
gnomonindicator provided by the stationary arm whose shadow indicates the time on the sundial
level, spirit levelindicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid / liquid
pilot light, pilot lamp, indicator lampindicator consisting of a light to indicate whether power is on or a motor is in operation
pointerAn indicator as on a dial
scaleAn indicator having a graduated sequence of marks
test paperpaper impregnated with an indicator for use in chemical tests
tidemarkindicator consisting of a line at the highwater or low-water limits of the tides
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
English > indicator: 4 senses > noun 4, substance
Meaning(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 / reaction.
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Narrowerabsorption indicatorAn indicator used in reactions that involve precipitation
acid-base indicatorAn indicator that changes color on going from acidic to basic solutions
alpha-naphthol test, Molisch's test, Molisch test, Molisch reactionbiochemical indicator of the presence of carbohydrates in a solution
oxidation-reduction indicatorAn indicator that shows a reversible color change between oxidized and reduced forms
Broadercoloring material, colouring material, color, colourAny material used for its color

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