indicate

Definitions

  • Brass weights and a piece of scrap brass unearthed at Jamestown. Records indicate that many metalworkers emigrated to Virginia during the 17th century
    Brass weights and a piece of scrap brass unearthed at Jamestown. Records indicate that many metalworkers emigrated to Virginia during the 17th century
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v indicate give evidence of "The evidence argues for your claim","The results indicate the need for more work"
    • v indicate be a signal for or a symptom of "These symptoms indicate a serious illness","Her behavior points to a severe neurosis","The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
    • v indicate indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively "I showed the customer the glove section","He pointed to the empty parking space","he indicated his opponents"
    • v indicate to state or express briefly "indicated his wishes in a letter"
    • v indicate suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

LIX. RUNNING UP APPROACH WITH MASHIE OR IRON. FINISH, WITH STANCE ALSO INDICATED LIX. RUNNING UP APPROACH WITH MASHIE OR IRON. FINISH, WITH STANCE ALSO INDICATED
Bump That Indicates That You Will Steal 077 Bump That Indicates That You Will Steal 077
Behind him a fierce roar indicated that the lion was in pursuit Behind him a fierce roar indicated that the lion was in pursuit
SHADOW-CIRCLES INDICATING THE APPROACH TO THE POLE SHADOW-CIRCLES INDICATING THE APPROACH TO THE POLE

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Surveys indicate that the number one reason people play BINGO is for leisure
    • Indicate (Mach) To investigate the condition or power of, as of steam engine, by means of an indicator.
    • Indicate To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known. "That turns and turns to indicate From what point blows the weather."
    • Indicate (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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Research indicates that babies who suck on pacifiers are more prone to ear aches
    • indicate To point out; show; suggest, as by an outline or a word, etc.: as, the length of a shadow indicates the time of day; to indicate a picture by a sketch.
    • indicate Especially, to give a suggestion of; serve as a reason or ground for inferring, expecting, using, etc.; also, merely suggest; hint: as, a falling barometer indicates rain or high wind; certain symptoms indicate certain remedies in the treatment of disease.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Reports from owners of cats and dogs indicate that 21% of dogs and 7% of cats snore
    • v.t Indicate in′di-kāt to point out: to show: to give as a ground for inferring
    • n Indicate that which indicates
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Quotations

  • Sidney J. Harris
    Sidney%20J.%20Harris
    “If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?”
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor%20Hugo
    “Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.”
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan%20Sontag
    “Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility.”
  • Carlos Fuentes
    Carlos Fuentes
    “By its very nature, the novel indicates that we are becoming. There is no final solution. There is no last word.”
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis%20Carroll
    “Yet what are all such gaieties to me whose thoughts are full of indices and surds?”
  • William Hazlitt
    William%20Hazlitt
    “Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a real confession of the deficiency it indicates. He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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

Usage

In literature:

If however, on the other hand, the stitching be continued without interruption, as indicated in the upper part of fig.
"Encyclopedia of Needlework" by Thérèse de Dillmont
The title of the paper, which only indicates architecture, fails to do justice to the broad and suggestive treatment of the subject.
"Eighth Annual Report" by Various
The semicolon is used to denote a degree of separation greater than that indicated by the comma, but less than that indicated by the colon.
"Punctuation" by Frederick W. Hamilton
The size is indicated by the length of the cutting edge.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
Intervals are taken at the indicated number of paces.
"Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911" by United States War Department
High acidity also is an indication of unsoundness or of poor keeping qualities.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
The margins of the opening are still sloping and depressed, indicating the originally 'punched-in' nature of the aperture.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
Nothing else will indicate your fineness or coarseness of culture, your breeding or lack of it, so quickly as your conversation.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
Blueness of the skin is a bad sign and indicates failure of respiration and suggests constant and careful watching.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
To all appearances the waving of the grass at the different points along the line, indicated to them the presence of a large force.
"The Wonder Island Boys: Treasures of the Island" by Roger Thompson Finlay
A feeling of trembling in the upper chest is usually held to indicate that the chest cavity is working properly as a resonator.
"The Psychology of Singing" by David C. Taylor
Apart from our three factors of indication, an extraordinary observation is the fall of living things without injury to them.
"The Book of the Damned" by Charles Fort
PERSONAL PRONOUNS are those that by their form indicate the speaker, the person spoken to, or the person or thing spoken about.
"Practical Grammar and Composition" by Thomas Wood
There were sporadic indications of it.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
A perfectly clear stack indicates excess air, whereas smoke indicates a deficiency.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
The single vertical lines indicate a shorter pause between the subdivisions of each group.
"The Ontario High School Reader" by A.E. Marty
Usually the first symptoms indicate mental excitement, and are followed by symptoms indicating depression.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
This is indicated by the remains of underground houses, some of which are as far up as Ellensburg.
"The Archaeology of the Yakima Valley" by Harlan Ingersoll Smith
This indicates that the alcohol has the weaker film.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
Now a new house was under construction, with the steps plainly indicated.
"The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia" by C. Malcolm Watkins
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In poetry:

Pleasantly and well-suited I walk,
Whither I walk I cannot define, but I know it is good,
The whole universe indicates that it is good,
The past and the present indicate that it is good.
"To Think Of Time" by Walt Whitman
Books, friendships, philosophers, priests, action, pleasure, pride,
beat up and down, seeking to give satisfaction;
He indicates the satisfaction, and indicates them that beat up and
down also.
"Now List To My Morning's Romanza" by Walt Whitman
A solitary bird was seen by the writer, making its toilsome flight
against a strong storm-wind. The peculiar undulating flight, the
gathering darkness of the night, and the portentous indications of storm
suggested this:
"The Lone Bird" by Jared Barhite
Seeing the yellow-brown nipa with their stamens half erect, eating the kankali
flowers whose first buds have appeared on every bank, and smelling the
highly fragrant scent of the forest earth, the deer will indicate the way to the
cloud.
"The Cloud Messenger - Part 01" by Kalidasa
E` una fanciulla pallida--e bella. Ella s'avanza,
Tenendo sulle labbra--l'indice, a passi lievi.
Le sue pupille intorno--schizzano lampi brevi
E inquieti, e, scorgendo--cola` soltanto il boia,
Si volgono all'usciuolo--scintillanti di gioia.
"Mastro Spaghi" by Ferdinando Fontana
Never reject a homely-sounding phrase,
That your whole meaning easily conveys,
For one made current by some courtly wit
Which barely indicates a shade of it,
Or which—for probably it so may fall—
Does not express what you would mean at all.
"The Nevers of Poetry" by Charles Harpur

In news:

The black lines indicate roughly where the collapse took place.
K-TEK, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art level instrumentation for liquid measurement, now offers the KM26 Magnetic Bargraph , a rugged liquid-level indicator designed for corrosive, flammable, and toxic environments.
At the news conference making Peyton Manning's release official, Colts owner Jim Irsay indicated more roster moves were pending.
The LED-powered PixelRange Smartline Batten comes in two models, Smartline 4 and Smartline 6, which indicate the lengths of 4' or 6'.
Providing LED indication of battery charge status and available with an optional Bluetooth modem, the battery charger has a footprint of 9.125 in.
Rowland Brown directed only three movies, but if this 1933 crime melodrama is any indication, he had a masterful sense of story and a surprisingly jaundiced wit.
So far reports indicate that no one inside the embassy was injured.
And that may also be the best indication that Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson got something right.
If his repeat performance at the top of the Billboard country charts with 'Barefoot Blue Jean Night' is any indication, you can't get enough of Jake Owen right now.
The reading on a bathroom scale gives you one indication of your size, but unless you take height into account, you could be at the perfect weight—for someone 9 feet tall.
Parentheses indicate book's position last week.
They indicate that you are heading down a slippery slope.
There are some who say the town of Deep River is a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll, particularly if the acts at local watering hole The Ivory are any indicator.
A marker indicating the distance to Hartford sits off Route 44 in Mansfield.
Initial reports indicated the plane had gone down for an emergency landing somewhere east of Highway 99E, near the Vina Helitack base with one person on board.
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In science:

Table B.1. V and Ks magnitudes, Str¨omgren indices, and photometric and spectroscopic indices of the strength of the Hβ line.
Sulphur and zinc abundances in Galactic halo stars revisited
In general, we may identify a generalized current j on X with a (distributional) polyform that we indicate with the same symbol j and is such that, for any (smooth compactly-supported) polyform φ, j (φ) ≡ ZX hφ, j i where h·, ·i indicates the Mukai pairing2 and only the top form is selected by the integration.
D-brane networks in flux vacua, generalized cycles and calibrations
The subscript | indicates the subtraction of traces in Lorentz indices.
Notes on Superconformal Chern-Simons-Matter Theories
Let Mk (m) denote the number of time indices n that are (e1 , e2 )–tan point indices, and satisfy χ(m)k ≤ n ≤ φ(m)k − 1 and Wn ∈ Θ(m)k .
Central Limit Theorem for the Excited Random Walk in dimension $d \geq 2$
We also keep the order of listing w ’s first (with increasing indices) followed by z ’s (also with increasing indices).
Floer homology and singular knots
The numbers indicate the x − y coordinates of the beam impact points (indicated by the ’⋆’ symbol) used in the horizontal and vertical scans.
Performance Studies of Prototype II for the CASTOR forward Calorimeter at the CMS Experiment
Moreover, let L′ be the set of indices ℓ ∈ L such that eℓ (b) appears on the left of Si , and let L′′ be the set of indices ℓ ∈ L such that eℓ (b) appear on the right of Si .
Local resilience of graphs
Solid squares indicates robust identifica tions (i.e. P ≤ 0.05) based on radio or 24-µm counts, while dashed squares indicate possible counterparts.
Wide-field mid-infrared and millimetre imaging of the high-redshift radio galaxy, 4C41.17
As indicated earlier, the divergence of k (η) indicates the absence of an adiabatic out-vacuum state, and hence a natural definition of particles at late times.
Particle creation, classicality and related issues in quantum field theory: II. Examples from field theory
Our estimates above show that we get the same asymptotic behavior if we replace the condition that the distance between each pair of indices is at least 2 by the the condition that the indices are distinct.
Spectra of random linear combinations of matrices defined via representations and Coxeter generators of the symmetric group
It shows how to permute the indices of the density matrix, if for the parties we use multiple indices.
QUBIT4MATLAB V3.0: A program package for quantum information science and quantum optics for MATLAB
The dashed lines indicate n = i and the dotted lines with arrows indicate the slices for which we plot data in the other panels of this figure.
Duality between random trap and barrier models
With reference to the second expression on the RHS of Eq. (B.68), we have earlier indicated that boundedness of Gσ;∞j (k) for all finite values of j is indicative of Aσ (k; ε) possessing a bounded support or of Aσ (k; ε) decaying at least exponentially for |ε| → ∞.
On the Luttinger theorem concerning number of particles in the ground states of systems of interacting fermions
The σ field acts only on right indices, hence left indices are conserved, and there is a single global N factor per loop vertex coming from the trace over the left index.
Why Renormalizable NonCommutative Quantum Field Theories?
Let aij be fixed constants such that there are at least q indices j such that for each j there are at least q indices i for which aij 6= 0.
On the Rank of Random Sparse Matrices
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