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indicator

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪn.dɪ.keɪ.tər/ us    /ˈɪn.dɪ.keɪ.tɚ/

indicator noun [C] (SHOWING)

C2 something that shows what a situation is like: Commodity prices can be a useful indicator of inflation, he claimed. an economic indicatorSigns, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbols

indicator noun [C] (SIGNAL)

UK (US turn signal) one of the lights at the front and back of a road vehicle that flash to show which way the vehicle is turningThe exterior of vehicles a device that shows a value or a change in level, speed, etc.: The car has an overhead console with a compass and outside temperature indicator.Weighing, measuring and counting devices
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