AskDefine | Define marker

Dictionary Definition



1 some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something; "the buoys were markers for the channel"
2 a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep" [syn: marking, mark]
3 a writing implement for making a mark

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. An object used to mark a location.
  2. Someone or something that marks.
  3. A felt-tipped pen.
  4. (slang) A signed note of a debt to be paid.
  5. (paintball) A device that fires a paintball



object to mark location
  • French: marqueur
something that marks
  • French: marqueur
  • Greek: μαρκαδόρος (markadóros)
note of debt
fires a paintball
  • French: marqueur
  • Greek: μαρκαδόρος (markadóros)

Extensive Definition

Marker may refer to:

In biology


See also

marker in German: Marker
marker in French: Marqueur
marker in Dutch: Marker
marker in Japanese: マーカー
marker in Polish: Marker

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