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
Certain bones are used as markers for the different characteristics.
The tugboat, which a Coast Guard spokeswoman identified as the Natalie Jean, sank around mile-marker 90.5.
Add Taylor Swift to the list of women using their dress length as a marker of control.
Instead, think of them as dye markers of how our cultural politics and the nature of the two parties have changed over time.
Plenty of markers of a tired team -- to their credit, the Buckeyes didn't fold down the stretch -- but tired nonetheless.
Silicon Valley remains far ahead of other regions in markers of innovation, like employment in technology and degrees in scientific and technical fields, according to a new study.
Whenever her students have free time or finish their work, Curfman encourages them to go draw on it with fabric markers.
That same month, Harriet's remains moved to Spring Grove Cemetery, honored with a new marker.
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First Known Use of marker
attribute, attribution, character, characteristic, criterion, differentia, feature, fingerprint, hallmark, mark, note, particularity, peculiarity, point, property, quality, specific, stamp, touch, trait;
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
- 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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