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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun indicant:


Definition of the noun indicant

What does indicant mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: indicants

  1. something that serves to indicate or suggest
  2. a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of indicant: index / index number / indicator
    • more generic word: fact = a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
    • more specific terms:
      • body mass index / BMI = a measure of someone's weight in relation to height; to calculate one's BMI, multiply one's weight in pounds and divide that by the square of one's height in inches; overweight is a BMI greater than 25
      • business index = a statistical compilation that provides a context for economic or financial conditions
      • leading indicator = one of 11 indicators for different sections of the economy
      • price index / price level = an index that traces the relative changes in the price of an individual good (or a market basket of goods) over time
      • short account = the aggregate of short sales on an open market
      • stock market index / stock index = index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for indicant

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Google previewPerspectives on Auditory Research (2014)

by Arthur N. Popper, Richard R. Fay

An ordinal indicant means that if A has a measured loudness greater than that of B, then A is louder than B, and B is softer than A. Further, whenever A and B are equally loud, the system must assign them the same loudness value. Transitivity ...

Google previewGive Sorrow Words (2016)

Perspectives on Loss and Trauma by John H. Harvey

One such indicant is an increase of almost 40% in the death rate of widowers over the age of fiftyfour during the first six months of bereavement. Suicide also is a peril during this very early stage. Raphael reported evidence indicating that the ...

Google previewA Research Primer for the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2014)

by Miriam Schapiro Grosof, Hyman Sardy

Indicant means something that signals the presence of something else: the something else is the construct. The algebraic equations or inequalities which describe differences or correlations state relationships between measurements, not ...

Google previewMaṣlaḥah and the Purpose of the Law (2010)

Islamic Discourse on Legal Change from the 4th/10th to 8th/14th Century by Felicitas Meta Maria Opwis

A general ambiguous indicant is a qurʾānic verse or statement that is abrogated (mansūkh).229 As specific perspicuous indicant counts what is not abrogated and as specific ambiguous something the meaning of which is not clarified in its ...

Google previewReport of the Annual Meeting (1877)

by British Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting

Tiaropsis indicant is a howl-shaped species of naked-eyed Meduste, to which the author has assigned this name in reference to a highly interesting function that is manifested by its manubrium. This function consists in the organ localizing, ...

Google previewCyclopedia of American Horticulture (1905)

by L.H. Bailey

Indicant Is a desirable cress. This is an erect annual, with yellow fls. It is said to have been cult, in Europe, but Pailleux and Rois say it is useless outside the tropics. Nasturtium is a genus of 20 or more widely scattered species.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

indicant [in′d-k nt] an indicator or signal. Aclinical indicant isa clinical sign,an item ofhistory, epidemiology or environmental peculiarity that suggests a particular ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner


Google previewThe Winston Simplified Dictionary (1919)

Including All the Words in Common Use Defined So that They Can be Easily Understood by William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer

indicant. 315. boot , fdot ; found ; boil ; function ; chase ; good ; joy ; then, thick ; hw = wh as in when; 316 Ate, sen&te, r&re, c&t, loc&l, f&r, Ask, pdrade; scene,. indistinct. indigo-producing plants, breaking up, by the action of adds, into sugar, ...

Google previewA New English-Hindustani Dictionary, with Illus. from English Literature and Colloquial English Translated Into Hindustani (1883)

by S. W. Fallon

Indicant, adj. zähir Кате-Чёт; batâue- välâ. Indicant, n. (Med.)jis se штат llo ki marz ke izäle ke lìye kyñ kai-nä cháhiye.

Google previewLexicon Graecum (1539)

Κωδωνοφόροι, οι tintinnabula gcβάter, φuo antcambulone atrato: «ppel, larepofumu o ferale: preconer, φuale Parifης uicatim tintinnabulo atratidi/currunt funus4 indicant. Βιιd n Αnnot. Κάθωνιωνοι οιιηordinatuιροιιιι,είric ta poculum fitile, ...

Google previewWorld Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1999)

A Resource for Readers and Writers by Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie

acta exteriora indicant interiora secreta. [L. acta acts, deeds, actions (2); exteriora outward, external (1); indicant show, disclose, indicate (3); interiora inner, interior, deeper (4); secreta secrets, hidden ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

indicant. See indicative. indicate should not appear where say, state, or show will suffice. indicative; ✳indicatory; ✳indicant; indicial. Indicative is the usual adjective corresponding to the noun indication and meaning “that indicates.” ✳ Indicant ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, ... To which is Prefixed, a Prosodial Grammar. By Thomas Sheridan .. The Sixth Edition (1796)

Indicant ...

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Video shows what indicant means. Serving to point out, as a remedy, indicating.. Indicant Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Scrabble value of I1N1D2I1C3A1N1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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