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Meaning of INDICANT

Pronunciation:  'indukunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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
  2. [n]  something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"

INDICANT is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: index, index number, indication, indicator
 See Also: business index, clue, communication, evidence, fact, forerunner, gesture, glimpse, harbinger, herald, hint, leading indicator, manifestation, mark, pointing out, precursor, price index, price level, short account, signalisation, signalization, smoke, stock index, stock market index, symptom



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In"di*cant\, a. [L. indicans, p. pr. indicare. See
    Serving to point out, as a remedy; indicating.
  2. \In"di*cant\, n.
    That which indicates or points out; as, an indicant of the
    remedy for a disease.