Examples of marker in a Sentence
A person's accent can be a marker of social class.
the markers on the rock and mineral specimens were old and faded
Recent Examples of marker from the Web
Smith’s path to Cincinnati has been well documented by this point, though this week’s road trip to Jacksonville is an important marker in the 25-year-old’s NFL journey.
Gillespie is correct that many see the monuments not as a glorification of slavery but rather as a historical marker.
The back seven are spread out across the field, typically with six just in front of the first-down marker and one safety beyond.
Instead of using the usual small set of DNA markers, both teams compared hundreds of genes from up to 40 spider species to build a family tree that included all the web builders.
For these reasons, the little black dress became a marker of class.
According to police, just after sunrise Thursday, Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Jose Hernandez spotted Bryan driving a 1996 Chevy near mile marker 61 with its headlight and license tag lights out.
While vandals have taken matters into their own hands, politicians are busy debating the Italian explorer’s past and future as a national hero worthy of so many markers.
Even before Trump took the stage, Democrats eagerly laid down their own markers for what the tax plan should look like.
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First Known Use of marker
MARKER Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of marker
- a surface marker on a cell that acts as an antigen
- The recent discovery of a serological marker for the hepatitis C virus has greatly improved diagnostic accuracy for this form of hepatitis.
- —Gary P. Wormser, letter in The Journal of the American Medical Association, 12 June 1991
- The idea in genetic linkage analysis is to see if any particular marker, which serves as a signpost for a specific region of a chromosome, is consistently inherited along with the disease …
- —Leslie Roberts, Science, 29 Jan. 1993
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