indicator

as in index
an arrow-shaped piece on a dial or scale for registering information you should refill when the indicator on the gas gauge shows that there's only a quarter of a tank left

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“Indicator.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/indicator. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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