Marker may refer to:

  • Marker (linguistics), a morpheme that indicates some grammatical function
  • Marker (telecommunications), a special-purpose computer
  • A set of sewing patterns tightly arranged within a rectangle that is placed over cloth to be cut
  • Marker (Biology), or biological marker or biomarker, a substance used as an indicator of a biological state
  • Genetic marker, a DNA sequence with a known location on a chromosome and associated with a particular gene or trait.
  • Slang term, denoting a favor or obligation to be called upon.


Other uses

  • Historical marker, a plaque erected at historically significant locations
  • Marker pen, a felt-tipped pen used for drawing and/or coloring
  • Paintball marker or paintball gun, an air gun
  • Surface marker buoy, to mark a diver's position while underwater
  • Marker beacon, a beacon used in aviation
  • Casino marker, line of credit extended by a casino or cardroom
  • Watch marker, up to twelve of which delineate the hours around a dial
  • Clapperboard, equipment used during filming
  • Taggant, a chemical or physical marker added to materials
  • MARKER®, a registered name for investment products in Benelux



  • Marker (2005 film), a television film starring Link Baker and Sonja Bennett
  • Marker (2008 film), an action movie with Steven Seagal
  • Marker (novel), a thriller novel by Robin Cook
  • Marker (TV series), a 1995 American drama on UPN



See also

  • Mark (disambiguation)
  • Markup (disambiguation)

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  • Marker — Marker …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Marker — bezeichnet einen farbigen Markierstift, um Textpassagen hervorzuheben, siehe Marker (Stift) eine biologische Substanz, die als Indikator auf einen biologischen Zustand hindeutet, siehe Biomarker eine körpereigene Substanz, die auf die Anwesenheit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Märker — steht für: Berliner Burschenschaft der Märker Märker (Zeitung), ein Anzeigenblatt in vier Landkreisen von Nordbrandenburg Märker Gruppe, ein Zement und Umwelttechnik Konzern Der Märker, Landeskundliche Zeitschrift für den Bereich der ehemaligen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MARKER (C.) — MARKER CHRIS (1921 ) Écrivain et cinéaste français, né (selon certaines sources) à Paris, dans le quartier de Belleville. Sa formation première reste enveloppée d’obscurité. Journaliste après la guerre, il crée aux éditions du Seuil la collection …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • marker — UK US /ˈmɑːkər/ noun ► [C] a sign that shows what something is like or proves that something exists: a marker of sth »The company sees its invitation to join the business forum as a marker of success. ► [C, usually singular] something that is… …   Financial and business terms

  • marker — [MÁR CĂR] s. m. 1. genă mutantă cu efecte fenotipice detectabile, cu localizare cunoscută, care permite localizarea altor gene. 2. particularitate morfologică ce permite identificarea corectă a unui cromozom. ♢ cromozom diferit de omologul său… …   Dicționar Român

  • marker — / mɑ:kə/, it. / marker/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) mark segnare, contrassegnare ], usato in ital. al masch. [pennarello a punta grossa usato per marcare con inchiostro colorato singole parole o parti di un testo] ▶◀ ‖ evidenziatore …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • marker — O.E. mearcere writer, notary (glossing L. notarius clerk ), lit. one who marks, agent noun from MARK (Cf. mark) (v). Not found again until late 15c., hence modern use is perhaps a separate formation. Meaning monument stone is from 1888. Meaning… …   Etymology dictionary

  • marker — màrkēr m <G markéra> DEFINICIJA 1. predmet koji služi kao znak (zastavica, kolčić) 2. onaj koji označuje što, stavlja oznaku na što; označitelj, bilježitelj 3. flomaster kojim se vuku debele crte tako da su lako uočljive i s veće daljine… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • marker — [mär′kər] n. a person or thing that marks; specif., a) a person who keeps score in a game b) a device for keeping score c) a device for marking lines, as on a tennis court d) a bookmark e) a gravestone ☆ f) a milestone or similar sign …   English World dictionary

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