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Something, such as a typographical device, that serves to indicate.


something that indicates


(ˈɪn dɪ kənt)

something that indicates.
[1600–10; < Latin]
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Noun1.indicant - something that serves to indicate or suggestindicant - something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
gesture - something done as an indication of intention; "a political gesture"; "a gesture of defiance"
evidence - an indication that makes something evident; "his trembling was evidence of his fear"
vestige, tincture, trace, shadow - an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"
symptom - anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence
signalisation, signalization - a conspicuous indication
pointing out - indication by demonstration
manifestation - a manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing; "a manifestation of disease"
print, mark - a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere"
glimpse - a vague indication; "he caught only a glimpse of the professor's meaning"
harbinger, herald, forerunner, predecessor, precursor - something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
clue, hint - a slight indication
smoke - an indication of some hidden activity; "with all that smoke there must be a fire somewhere"
2.indicant - a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed factsindicant - 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
fact - a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened; "he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts"
BMI, body mass index - a measure of someone's weight in relation to height; to calculate one's BMI, multiply one's weight in pounds and divide that by the square of one's height in inches; overweight is a BMI greater than 25; obese is a BMI greater than 30
business index - a statistical compilation that provides a context for economic or financial conditions; "this business index is computed relative to the base year of 2005"
leading indicator - one of 11 indicators for different sections of the economy; used by the Department of Commerce to predict economic trends in the near future
price index, price level - an index that traces the relative changes in the price of an individual good (or a market basket of goods) over time
short account - the aggregate of short sales on an open market
stock index, stock market index - index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks
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And if formative solution X was later rejected because its indicant or epistemic justification (dalil/istidlal) proved faulty, but a new one produced the same ruling X, was the later jurist necessarily manipulating a too flexible system to preserve "the law" or might a certain normative consistency in the larger set of accepted indicants and modes of justification cause the same ruling to result from a different route?
The process of inferring intention from outward acts was at one time expounded in the Latin maxim: acta exteriora indicant interiora secreta (469) (outward acts indicate the thoughts hidden within).
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