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Noun
/ˈindiˌkātər/,
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indicators, plural;
  1. A thing, esp. a trend or fact, that indicates the state or level of something
    • - car ownership is frequently used as an indicator of affluence
  2. A device providing specific information on the state or condition of something, in particular

  3. A gauge or meter of a specified kind
    • - a speed indicator
  4. A turn signal

  5. A compound that changes color at a specific pH value or in the presence of a particular substance and can be used to monitor acidity, alkalinity, or the progress of a reaction

  6. An animal or plant species that can be used to infer conditions in a particular habitat


  1. index: 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
  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
  5. Indicator is a genus of near passerine birds in the honeyguide family. The name refers to the behaviour of some species, notably the Greater Honeyguide, which guide large mammals such as ratels and humans to bee colonies so that they can share in the spoils of wax and insects when the nest is ...
  6. In metadata an indicator is a Boolean value that may contain only the values true or false. The definition of an Indicator must include the meaning of a true value and should also include the meaning if the value is false.
  7. The second season of Alias premiered September 29, 2002 on ABC and concluded May 4, 2003 and was released on DVD in region 1 on December 2, 2003. Guest stars in season two include David Carradine, Ethan Hawke, Richard Lewis, Christian Slater, and Danny Trejo. ...
  8. (Indicators) (the backbone of the WAF process) provide a way to collect information about a condition and to report and compare condition over time. ...
  9. (Indicators) Established measures used to determine how well an organization is meeting it’s customers’ needs as well as other operational and financial performance expectations.
  10. (indicators) n. 1. Directional signals (as on a car). Blinkers.
  11. (Indicators) An indicator is a mathematical calculation based on a stock or currencies price and/or volume. The result is used to predict future prices.
  12. (Indicators) measurable factors which demonstrate whether program efforts are effective.
  13. (INDICATORS) Qualitative and quantitative values which link the most considerable effects on the environment to the activities performed by the company.
  14. (Indicators (Indicateurs)) Indicators are specific measures of success. They are often confused with performance measures (see below), which are used not to measure success but rather to state clearly the criteria of success. ...
  15. (Indicators) 1: Measures of economic activity utilized by economists to forecast the general direction of the economy.
  16. (Indicators) A number of complex organic molecules can change their molecular structure and colour when faced with different pH conditions. The most well known indicator is litmus, which is a mixture of vegetable dyes. A list of common synthetic dyes is given below:
  17. (Indicators) A species indicative of an ecosystem or habitat. In the South East of England, covering Berkshire, examples are lowland Beech woodlands and heathland habitats.
  18. (Indicators) An indicator is something that can be measured and that represents or tells you something about a variable of interest. For example, blood pressure is an indicator of a person’s physical health. Rate of employment and access to affordable housing are indicators of a community’s health.
  19. (Indicators) Carefully considered measures of social or environmental success that can be used to monitor performance and influence decision-making.
  20. (Indicators) Data or statistics which may not measure exactly what you want to monitor, as that information may not be available, but which give a close approximation, and can be used for monitoring and evaluation
  21. (Indicators) Die Blinkenleiten Tickentocken
  22. (Indicators) Forms of evidence that reasonable observers would agree attest to the attainment of a specific educational outcome.
  23. (Indicators) Indices, either positive or negative, which indicate the strength and significant trends in our nation's economy. Inflation, interest rates and employment figures are examples
  24. (Indicators) Measures used to assess whether an organisation is moving towards its vision and goals.
  25. (Indicators) Measuring sticks that track the results achieved by governments, industries and individuals to protect and improve the environment.