mark·er noun \ˈmär-kər\
: something (such as a sign or an object) that shows the location of something
: something that shows the presence or existence of something
: a type of pen that makes wide lines
Examples of MARKER
- A person's accent can be a marker of social class.
- <the markers on the rock and mineral specimens were old and faded>
First Known Use of MARKER
mark·er noun \ˈmär-kər\ (Medical Dictionary)
: something that serves to identify, predict, or characterize <a surface marker on a cell that acts as an antigen>: as a : biomarker b : genetic marker—called also marker gene
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