indication


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indication

[‚in·də′kā·shən]
(engineering)
In ultrasonic testing, determination of the presence of a flaw by detection of a reflected ultrasonic beam.
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My first cursory inspection of the face of the cliffs filled my heart with forebodings, since nowhere could I discern, except where the weird herald stood still shrieking his shrill summons, the faintest indication of even a bare foothold upon the lofty escarpment.
Here and there were indications of ancient rapids and waterfalls.
nor did he at any time evince any indication of the savage temper that had marked his resentment of the attack of the sailors upon him at the time that he had come among them.
Before long we had uncovered many other indications that a great battle had been fought upon the ground where we stood.
In a well- regulated body politic this natural desire on the part of a spirited young gentleman so highly connected would be speedily recognized, but somehow William Buffy found when he came in that these were not times in which he could manage that little matter either, and this was the second indication Sir Leicester Dedlock had conveyed to him that the country was going to pieces.
Brown paper parcel here, that's all--other luggage gone by water--packing-cases, nailed up--big as houses-- heavy, heavy, damned heavy,' replied the stranger, as he forced into his pocket as much as he could of the brown paper parcel, which presented most suspicious indications of containing one shirt and a handkerchief.
But I am prepared to give you a few indications which will be of interest.
But this, his thinness, so to speak, seemed no more the token of wasting anxieties and cares, than it seemed the indication of any bodily blight.
If they discern no such indications, they will consider me altogether mistaken - but not wilfully.
Certain it is that, some fifteen or twenty years after the settlement of the town, the wooden jail was already marked with weather-stains and other indications of age, which gave a yet darker aspect to its beetle-browed and gloomy front.
The question stands thus: in presence of indications of tuberculous process, what is to be done to maintain nutrition?
As for his true brain, you can then see no indications of it, nor feel any.