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
Jails are a marker of failure of other social systems — of families and neighborhoods and schools and health-care systems — to address the needs of all children.
Officers placed evidence markers around a vehicle that had been damaged by the gunfire in the 5500 block of West Lake Street.
The lab uses more than 100 markers to make sure the finer points of gesture are preserved.
President Barack Obama praised the cameras as a marker of trust and transparency between the public and the police.
The vehicle struck a Chevrolet Silverado head-on at the 12 mile marker and overturned.
The crash occurred on Interstate 65 near the 43 mile marker, approximately 12 miles north of Bay Minette.
Andrew leveled more than 100,000 homes, killed 15 people and, for a state with a long dramatic history of lethal storms, became the modern marker of just how bad a hurricane can be.
Here are the standard markers to hit, according to the American Heart Association.
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First Known Use of marker
MARKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of marker for English Language Learners
: 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
Medical Definition of marker
: something that serves to identify, predict, or characterize a surface marker on a cell that acts as an antigen: asa: biomarker 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 1991b: genetic marker 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—called also marker gene
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