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3 definitions found
 for indicant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Indicant \In"di*cant\, a. [L. indicans, p. pr. indicare. See
     Indicate.]
     Serving to point out, as a remedy; indicating.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Indicant \In"di*cant\, n.
     That which indicates or points out; as, an indicant of the
     remedy for a disease.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  indicant
      n 1: something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an
           indication of foul play"; "indications of strain";
           "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease" [syn:
           indication, indicant]
      2: a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived
         from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes
         as a function of time [syn: index, index number,
         indicant, indicator]

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