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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·di·ca·tion /ˌɪndəˈkeʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·di·ca·tion /ˌɪndəˈkeʃən/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·di·ca·tion n.
 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.
 4. Explanation; display. [Obs.]
 5. Med. Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.  Opposite of contraindication.
 Syn: -- Proof; demonstration; sign; token; mark; evidence; signal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication
           of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are
           the prime indicants of disease" [syn: indicant]
      2: the act of indicating or pointing out by name [syn: denotation]
      3: (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a
         procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an
         indication for the use of antibiotics" [ant: contraindication]
      4: something (as a course of action) that is indicated as
         expedient or necessary; "there were indications that it
         was time to leave"
      5: a datum about some physical state that is presented to a
         user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not
         believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear
         indications of an approaching storm" [syn: reading, meter