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indicator
American English: /ˈɪndəˌkeɪdər/
British English: /ˈɪndɪkeɪtə/

Translation of indicator in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable 1.1 (pointer)
    Example sentences
    • Surely something as simple as an electronic speed indicator, coupled with a 30 mph zone sign, would have effectively targeted the worst offenders.
    • The ship's speed indicator jumped forward, as did the ship, leaving the dimmer-witted fighters behind.
    • My last recollection was noting 120 mp/h on the air speed indicator, then I ploughed into trees.
    1.2 (instrument)
  • 3 countable (sign) leading economic indicators
    los indicadores económicos básicos
    Example sentences
    • The results suggest that the frequency of publication of financial statements may be an indicator of economic performance.
    • Furthermore, the jump in oil prices is reflected in the trade deficit - an indicator of the unsatisfactory level of competitiveness of the Bulgarian economy.
    • The most reliable scale is the Global Severity Index, an indicator of general stress level.
  • 4 countable or uncountable (Chemistry)
    Example sentences
    • The color change in acid-base indicators is due to a chemical reaction between the indicator and the hydronium ions in the solution.
    • This absence of correlation should warn against using CO temperature coefficients of chemical shifts as indicators of a hydrogen bond acceptor.
    • Trace elements and oxygen isotopes are useful geochemical indicators of the chemistry of the waters from which the chert precipitated.

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