(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,
1. To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known.
That turns and turns to indicateCowper.
From what point blows the weather.
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.
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.
Indicated power. See Indicated horse power, under Horse power.
(In"di*ca`ted) a. Shown; denoted; registered; measured.
(In`di*ca"tion) n. [L. indicatio: cf. F. indication.]
1. Act of pointing out or indicating.
2. That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.
The frequent stops they make in the most convenient places are plain indications of their weariness.Addison.
3. Discovery made; information. Bentley.
4. Explanation; display. [Obs.] Bacon.
5. (Med.) Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.
Syn. Proof; demonstration; sign; token; mark; evidence; signal.
(In*dic"a*tive) a. [L. indicativus: cf. F. indicatif.]
1. Pointing out; bringing to notice; giving intimation or knowledge of something not visible or obvious.
That truth is productive of utility, and utility indicative of truth, may be thus proved.Bp. Warburton.
2. (Fine Arts) Suggestive; representing the whole by a part, as a fleet by a ship, a forest by a tree, etc.
Indicative mood (Gram.), that mood or form of the verb which indicates, that is, which simply affirms
or denies or inquires; as, he writes; he is not writing; has the mail arrived?
(In*dic"a*tive), n. (Gram.) The indicative mood.
(In*dic"a*tive*ly), adv. In an indicative manner; in a way to show or signify.
(In"di*ca`tor) n. [L.: cf. F. indicateur.]
1. One who, or that which, shows or points out; as, a fare indicator in a street car.
2. (Mach.) A pressure gauge; a water gauge, as for a steam boiler; an apparatus or instrument for showing
the working of a machine or moving part; as: (a) (Steam Engine) An instrument which draws a diagram