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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indication  \In`di*ca"tion\,  n.  [L.  indicatio:  cf  F. 
  indication.] 
  1.  Act  of  pointing  out  or  indicating. 
 
  2.  That  which  serves  to  indicate  or  point  out  mark;  token; 
  sign;  symptom;  evidence. 
 
  The  frequent  stops  they  make  in  the  most  convenient 
  places  are  plain  indications  of  their  weariness. 
  --Addison. 
 
  3.  Discovery  made  information.  --Bentley. 
 
  4.  Explanation;  display.  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 
 
  5.  (Med.)  Any  symptom  or  occurrence  in  a  disease,  which 
  serves  to  direct  to  suitable  remedies. 
 
  Syn:  Proof;  demonstration;  sign;  token;  mark;  evidence; 
  signal. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  indication 
  n  1:  a  signal  that  serves  to  indicate  or  suggest  something  "a 
  sign  of  foul  play";  "indications  of  strain" 
  2:  the  act  of  indicating  [syn:  {indicating}] 




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