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denote
v
(a) [Tn] be the name, sign or symbol of (sth); refer to 作为(某事物)的名称、 符号或象徵; 指的是
    What does the term `organic´ denote? organic一词指的是什麽?
    In algebra, the sign x usually denotes an unknown quantity. 在代数中, x符号通常代表一未知的量.
(b) [Tn, Tf] indicate (sth) 表示(某事物)
    The mark X denotes an omission. 增补号(X)表示有脱漏.
    This mark denotes that a word has been deleted. 这个符号表示有个词已删掉.