, claims for remote or consequential damage. Such claims were presented to and thrown out by the commissioners who arbitrated the damage inflicted on the United States by the Confederate States cruisers built and supplied by Great Britain.Indirect demonstration, a mode of demonstration in which proof is given by showing that any other supposition involves an absurdity or an impossibility; thus, one quantity may be proved equal to another by showing that it can be neither greater nor less.Indirect discourse. (Gram.) See Direct discourse, under Direct.Indirect evidence, evidence or testimony which is circumstantial or inferential, but without witness; — opposed to direct evidence.Indirect tax, a tax, such as customs, excises, etc., exacted directly from the merchant, but paid indirectly by the consumer in the higher price demanded for the articles of merchandise.

(In`di*rect"ed), a. Not directed; aimless. [Obs.]

(In`di*rec"tion) n. [Cf. F. indirection.] Oblique course or means; dishonest practices; indirectness. "By indirections find directions out." Shak.

(In`di*rect"ly) adv. In an direct manner; not in a straight line or course; not in express terms; obliquely; not by direct means; hence, unfairly; wrongly.

To tax it indirectly by taxing their expense.
A. Smith.

Your crown and kingdom indirectly held.

(In`di*rect"ness), n.

1. The quality or state of being indirect; obliquity; deviousness; crookedness.

2. Deviation from an upright or straightforward course; unfairness; dishonesty. W. Montagu.

(In`di*re"tin) n. [Indian + Gr. resin.] (Chem.) A dark brown resinous substance obtained from indican.

(In`di*ru"bin) n. [Indigo + L. ruber red.] (Chem.) A substance isomeric with, and resembling, indigo blue, and accompanying it as a side product, in its artificial production.

(In`dis*cern"i*ble) a. [Pref. in- not + discernible: cf. F. indiscernable.] Not to be discerned; imperceptible; not discoverable or visible.

Secret and indiscernible ways.
Jer. Taylor.

In`dis*cern"i*ble*ness, n.In`dis*cern"i*bly, adv.

(In`dis*cerp`i*bil"i*ty) Indiscerptibility
(In`dis*cerp`ti*bil"i*ty) , n. The state or quality of being indiscerpible. [Obs.] Dr. H. More.

(In`dis*cerp"i*ble In`dis*cerp"ti*ble) , a. Not discerpible; inseparable. [Obs.] Bp. Butler. In`dis*cerp"i*ble*ness, n., In`dis*cerp"ti*ble*ness, n. [Obs.] — In`dis*cerp"ti*bly, adv. [Obs.]

(In*dis"ci*plin*a*ble) a. [Pref. in- not + disciplinable: cf. F. indisciplinable.] Not disciplinable; undisciplinable. [R.]

(In*dis"ci*pline) n. [L. indisplina: cf. F. indiscipline. See In- not, and Discipline.] Want of discipline or instruction. [R.]

(In`dis*cov"er*a*ble) a. Not discoverable; undiscoverable. J. Conybeare.

(In`dis*cov"er*y) n. Want of discovery. [Obs.]

Indirect claims

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