Indicating


Indicating
Indicate In"di*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Indicating}.] [L. indicatus, p. p. of indicare to indicate; pref. in- in + dicare to proclaim; akin to dicere to say. See {Diction}, and cf. {Indict}, {Indite}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known. [1913 Webster]

That turns and turns to indicate From what point blows the weather. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies; as, great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants. Opposite of {contraindicate}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

3. (Mach.) To investigate the condition or power of, as of steam engine, by means of an indicator.

Syn: To show; mark; signify; denote; discover; evidence; evince; manifest; declare; specify; explain; exhibit; present; reveal; disclose; display. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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