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Meaning of MARKER

Pronunciation:  'mârkur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something; "the buoys were markers for the channel"
  2. [n]  a writing implement for making a mark
  3. [n]  a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"

MARKER is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: mark, marking
 See Also: artefact, artifact, assay-mark, authentication, bookmark, bookmarker, brand, broad arrow, cairn, earmark, hallmark, highlighter, label, milepost, milestone, peg, pin, pip, postmark, spot, symbol, trademark, watermark, writing implement, yard marker



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mark"er\, n.
One who or that which marks. Specifically:
(a) One who keeps account of a game played, as of billiards.
(b) A counter used in card playing and other games.
(c) (Mil.) The soldier who forms the pilot of a wheeling
    column, or marks the direction of an alignment.
(d) An attachment to a sewing machine for marking a line on
    the fabric by creasing it.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: A diagnostic indication that disease may develop.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: An identifiable physical location on a chromosome (e.g., restriction enzyme cutting site, gene) whose inheritance can be monitored. Markers can be expressed regions of DNA (genes) or some segment of DNA with no known coding function but whose pattern of inheritance can be determined. See RFLP, restriction fragment length polymorphism.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accountant, amanuensis, arch, archivist, barrow, beacon, beam, bench mark, bookkeeper, bookmark, boundary stone, brass, bust, cairn, catstone, cenotaph, clerk, column, cromlech, cross, cup, cyclolith, documentalist, dolmen, engraver, fan marker, filing clerk, flare path, footstone, grave, gravestone, headstone, hoarstone, inscription, landmark, librarian, lighthouse, lightship, mark, mausoleum, megalith, memento, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone, menhir, milepost, milestone, monolith, monument, mound, necrology, notary, notary public, obelisk, obituary, pharos, pillar, plaque, platform, prize, prothonotary, pylon, pyramid, racon, radar beacon, radio beacon, record clerk, recorder, recordist, register, registrar, reliquary, remembrance, ribbon, rostral column, scorekeeper, scorer, scribe, scrivener, seamark, secretary, shaft, shrine, stela, stenographer, stone, stonecutter, stupa, tablet, testimonial, timekeeper, tomb, tombstone, tope, tower, trophy, watchtower, wind cone, wind indicator, wind sock