Meaning of PREDICTOR in English

PREDICTOR

pre ‧ dic ‧ tor /prɪˈdɪktə $ -ər/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ prediction , ↑ predictability ≠ ↑ unpredictability , ↑ predictor ; adjective : ↑ predictable ≠ ↑ unpredictable , ↑ predictive ; verb : ↑ predict ; adverb : ↑ predictably ≠ ↑ unpredictably ]

formal something that shows what will happen in the future

predictor of

High blood pressure is a strong predictor of heart attacks.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.