a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
a signal for attracting attention
a device for showing the operating condition of some system
(chemistry) a substance that changes color to indicate the presence of some ion or substance; can be used to indicate the completion of a chemical reaction or (in medicine) to test for a particular reaction
- Health indicators are the building blocks of the health monitor.
- The operator is alerted to this situation by blinking front-panel indicators.