Definitions for indication

Definitions for (noun) indication

Main entry: reading, meter reading, indication

Definition: a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument

Usage: he could not believe the meter reading; the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm

Main entry: indication

Definition: something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary

Usage: there were indications that it was time to leave

Main entry: indicant, indication

Definition: something that serves to indicate or suggest

Usage: an indication of foul play; indications of strain; symptoms are the prime indicants of disease

Main entry: indication

Definition: (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure

Usage: the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics

Main entry: indication, denotation

Definition: the act of indicating or pointing out by name

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