(n.) = clue ; cue ; hint ; indication ; sign ; straws in the wind ; tell-tale indication ; tell-tale sign ; intimation ; the writing on the wall ; glimmer ; insight. Ex: Certainly it will always be necessary to examine the document content, concentrating particularly on the clues offered by the title, the contents page, chapter headings, and any abstracts, introduction, prefaces or other preliminary matter. Ex: The computer is programmed to recognise cues such as prepositions and punctuation. Ex: Her first hint that all was not well was with the sudden appearance of Consuelo Feng, head of the cataloging division. Ex: Clearly, the only totally adequate indication of the content of a document is the text of the document in its entirety. Ex: The tell-tale signs that mark a KWOC index include in a KWOC index all of the words that appear as headings have been extracted from titles. Ex: Recently, however, there have been a number of straws in the wind. Ex: As Feng swept by with an almost inaudible 'Good morning, Jeanne' escaping from her lips, Leforte thought she detected the tell-tale indications of crying on her face -- the red, swollen eyes, the puffiness. Ex: The tell-tale signs that mark a KWOC index include in a KWOC index all of the words that appear as headings have been extracted from titles. Ex: These currents are better understood as intimations of postmodern populism. Ex: To me the writing on the wall was pretty clear when we had this same discussion on this list last year and never received any reassurances from ISI. Ex: The recent bookshop survey carried out to try to discover how book sales are being lost was the first real glimmer indicating a change of thought from the provider to the user. Ex: The second edition of Austin's PRECIS manual adds additional insights into the evolution and application of PRECIS. ---- * al primer indicio de = at the first sign of. * dar indicios de = show + signs of ; give + early warning. * dar indicios de cansancio = show + signs of tiredness. * dar indicios y pistas = drop + hints and clues. * dar un indicio = clue. * existir indicios de = there + be + signs of. * existir indicios de que = there + be + evidence that. * indicios = stirrings. * indicios de = traces of. * no dar indicios de = show + no sign(s) of. * no existir muchos indicios de que = there + be + little sign of. * no existir ningún indicio de que = there + be + no sign of. * no haber indicios de que = there + be + no indication that. * obtener indicios sobre = get + an indication of.