Meaning of MARKER in English

MARKER

n.

Pronunciation: ' mär-k ə r

Function: noun

Date: 15th century

1 : one that marks

2 : something used for marking

3 : SCORE 7 specifically : RUN

4 : PROMISSORY NOTE , IOU

5 : something that serves to identify, predict, or characterize: as a : BIOMARKER b : GENETIC MARKER

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.