Meaning of MARKER in English

MARKER

transcription, транскрипция: [ mɑ:(r)kə(r) ]

( markers)

1.

A marker is an object which is used to show the position of something, or is used to help someone remember something.

He put a marker in his book and followed her out.

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2.

If you refer to something as a marker for a particular quality or feature, you mean that it demonstrates the existence or presence of that quality or feature.

Vitamin C is a good marker for the presence of other vitamins and nutrients in frozen food.

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3.

A marker or a marker pen is a pen with a thick tip made of felt, which is used for drawing and for colouring things.

Draw your child’s outline with a heavy black marker.

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