Left Definition 1 of 4Right
LampPro Tip 1/3
Context MattersPlay
Indicator's meaning changes with context; it may refer to symptoms in health or trends in economics. SlideRising unemployment rates are a worrying economic indicator.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Broad UsagePlay
The term is used in daily life as well as specialized fields to point out critical information. SlideDark clouds are an indicator that rain might be coming.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Not Always VisiblePlay
Indicators may be intangible, like a feeling indicating something is wrong. SlideA sudden feeling of anxiety was an indicator that he was nervous about the test.