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mark·er

 (mär′kər)
n.
1. One that marks or serves as a mark, as:
a. A bookmark.
b. A tombstone.
c. A milestone.
2. An implement, especially a felt-tipped pen, used for marking or writing.
3. One who marks objects, especially for industrial purposes.
4. One who grades student papers.
5. Sports
a. A device, such as a line, stake, or flag, set on a playing field and showing the playing or scoring position.
b. A player who guards an opponent, as in soccer.
c. An official in certain court games, such as squash, who mainly judges whether the ball is out of play and whether a fault or let has occurred.
6. Games
a. One that keeps score in various games.
b. A score in a game.
7. Slang A written, signed promissory note.
8. A chemical or physical characteristic that indicates the presence of something, especially:
a. A genetic marker.
b. A biomarker.
9. Linguistics An element that indicates grammatical or semantic class or function, such as an inflectional affix.

marker

(ˈmɑːkə)
n
1.
a. something used for distinguishing or marking
b. (as modifier): a marker buoy.
2. a person or thing that marks
3. (General Sporting Terms) a person or object that keeps or shows scores in a game
4. (Medicine) a trait, condition, gene, or substance that indicates the presence of, or a probable increased predisposition to, a medical or psychological disorder. See biological marker, genetic marker, medical marker
5. (Sociology) a trait, condition, gene, or substance that indicates the presence of, or a probable increased predisposition to, a medical or psychological disorder. See biological marker, genetic marker, medical marker
6. (Psychology) a trait, condition, gene, or substance that indicates the presence of, or a probable increased predisposition to, a medical or psychological disorder. See biological marker, genetic marker, medical marker

mark•er

(ˈmɑr kər)

n.
1. a person or thing that marks.
2. something used to mark location.
3. a counter used in card playing.
4. something, as a scent, that establishes territorial possession.
6. a linguistic element, as an affix or word, that indicates the category or function of the form it accompanies: the plural marker -s.
[1480–90]

marker

1. A visual or electronic aid used to mark a designated point.
2. In land mine warfare: See gap marker; intermediate marker; lane marker; row marker; strip marker.
3. In naval operations, a maritime unit which maintains an immediate offensive or obstructive capability against a specified target.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marker - some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark somethingmarker - some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something; "the buoys were markers for the channel"
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
bookmark, bookmarker - a marker (a piece of paper or ribbon) placed between the pages of a book to mark the reader's place
yard marker - (football) a marker indicating the yard line
2.marker - a distinguishing symbolmarker - a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
earmark - identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal
brand - identification mark on skin, made by burning
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
assay-mark, authentication, hallmark - a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity
postmark - a cancellation mark stamped on mail by postal officials; indicates the post office and date of mailing
watermark - a distinguishing mark impressed on paper during manufacture; visible when paper is held up to the light
broad arrow - an arrowhead mark identifying British government property
milepost, milestone - stone post at side of a road to show distances
peg, pin - small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
pip, spot - a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
label - an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object
cairn - a mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path
3.marker - a writing implement for making a markmarker - a writing implement for making a mark
highlighter - a fluorescent marker used to mark important passages in a text
writing implement - an implement that is used to write
Translations
شيء يُسْتَعْمَل للتَّسْجيل أو التأشيرمُؤَشِّر على اللوح يُشْبِه القَلِممُسَجل النُّقاط
fix-kamarkérznačkaznačkovač
mærkepointtagertuschpen
jelzõtáblácskapontjelzőszövegkiemelõ
maîur sem heldur skormerkimerkipenni
fixkamarkér
işaretişaretleyicikalın uçlu kalemmarkör

marker

[ˈmɑːkəʳ] N
1. (= indicator) (gen, Bio) → marcador m; (in field) → jalón m; (= signpost) → poste m indicador
to put down a marker (fig) → dejar una señal, marcar un lugar
2. (also marker pen) → rotulador m
3. (= bookmark) → marca f, señal f
4. (Ftbl) (= person) → marcador(a) m/f, secante mf
5. (Scol) (= person) → examinador(a) m/f
6. (Billiards etc) → marcador m; (in other games) → ficha f
7. (Comput) → bandera f

marker

[ˈmɑːrr] n
(= sign) → jalon m
(= pen) → marqueur m
(= bookmark) → signet m

marker

n
Marke f; (to turn at) → Wendemarke f, → Wendepunkt m; (on road) → Schild nt, → Wegweiser m; (in book) → Lesezeichen nt
(= indication) a marker for somethingeine Kennzeichnung für etw
(for exams) → Korrektor(in) m(f); (= scorekeeper in games)Punktezähler(in) m(f); will you be the marker?schreibst du (die Punkte) auf?
(Ftbl) → Beschatter(in) m(f)
(= pen)Markierstift m, → Marker m

marker

[ˈmɑːkəʳ] n (stake) → paletto; (pen) → pennarello; (sign) → segno; (in book) → segnalibro (Brit) (Scol) persona addetta a correggere le prove d'esame; (scorekeeper in games) → segnapunti m inv

mark

(maːk) noun
1. (also Deutsche Mark, ~Deutschmark (ˈdoitʃmaːk) ) the standard unit of German currency before the euro.
2. a point given as a reward for good work etc. She got good marks in the exam.
3. a stain. That spilt coffee has left a mark on the carpet.
4. a sign used as a guide to position etc. There's a mark on the map showing where the church is.
5. a cross or other sign used instead of a signature. He couldn't sign his name, so he made his mark instead.
6. an indication or sign of a particular thing. a mark of respect.
verb
1. to put a mark or stain on, or to become marked or stained. Every pupil's coat must be marked with his name; That coffee has marked the tablecloth; This white material marks easily.
2. to give marks to (a piece of work). I have forty exam-papers to mark tonight.
3. to show; to be a sign of. X marks the spot where the treasure is buried.
4. to note. Mark it down in your notebook.
5. (in football etc) to keep close to (an opponent) so as to prevent his getting the ball. Your job is to mark the centre-forward.
marked adjective
obvious or easily noticeable. There has been a marked improvement in her work.
ˈmarkedly (-kid-) adverb
noticeably. It's markedly easier to do it by this method.
ˈmarker noun
1. a person who marks eg the score at games.
2. something used for marking, eg in scoring, showing the position of something etc. The area is indicated by large green markers.
3. a type of pen, usually with a thick point.
ˈmarksman (ˈmaːks-) plural ˈmarksmen noun
a person who shoots well. The police marksman did not kill the criminal – he wounded him in the leg to prevent him escaping.
ˈmarksmanship noun
a person's skill as a marksman.
leave/make one's mark
to make a permanent or strong impression. The horrors of the war have left their mark on the children.
mark out
1. to mark the boundary of (eg a football pitch) by making lines etc. The pitch was marked out with white lines.
2. to select or choose for some particular purpose etc in the future. He had been marked out for an army career from early childhood.
mark time
to move the feet up and down as if marching, but without going forward. He's only marking time in this job till he gets a better one.

mark·er

n. marcador, indicador.

marker

n marcador m
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