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INDICA'TION, noun The act of pointing out.

1. Mark; token; sign; symptom; whatever serves to discover what is not before known, or otherwise obvious.

The frequent stops they make in the most convenient places, are plain indications of their weariness.

2. In medicine, any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.

3. Discovery made; intelligence given.

4. Explanation; display. [Little Used.]