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
At 11:45 p.m. Saturday evening, Kentucky State Police responded to a single-car crash at mile marker 18 on the Bluegrass Parkway, Nelson County Coroner Field Houghlin said.
The crash happened at mile marker 14, four miles east of Boaz.
Since cholesterol levels are only a marker for disease, more trials are needed to determine how the drug actually affects more consequential outcomes such as heart attacks and strokes.
The marker was first reported by the New York Times.
Doreen Parker McNeill with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said lab work is being done to ensure that genetic markers of the bear match material left on the victim.
A map will show the route to take to travel a mile, with quarter-, half- and three-quarter mile markers also posted so people can track their progress.
The starting and ending markers will once again be located in front of the recreation center at 18448 W. Bernardo Drive.
McDonald said later this week marker signs for a 1-mile path will be posted again along the park’s sidewalks to aid participants in reaching their goal.
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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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