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Not directly caused by or resulting from something,
  1. Not directly caused by or resulting from something
    • - full employment would have an indirect effect on wage levels
  2. Not done directly; conducted through intermediaries
    • - the nature of the threat can be pieced together only from indirect evidence
  3. (of costs) Deriving from overhead charges or subsidiary work

  4. (of taxation) Levied on goods and services rather than income or profits

  5. (of a route) Not straight; not following the shortest way

  6. (of lighting) From a concealed source and diffusely reflected

  7. Denoting a free kick from which a goal may not be scored directly

  8. Avoiding direct mention or exposition of a subject
    • - an indirect attack on the Senator

  1. having intervening factors or persons or influences; "reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light"; "indirect evidence"; "an indirect cause"
  2. not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination; "sometimes taking an indirect path saves time"; "you must take an indirect course in sailing"
  3. collateral: descended from a common ancestor but through different lines; "cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts"
  4. (indirection) indirect procedure or action; "he tried to find out by indirection"
  5. (indirectness) having the characteristic of lacking a true course toward a goal
  6. (Indirection) In computer programming, indirection is the ability to reference something using a name, reference, or container instead of the value itself. The most common form of indirection is the act of manipulating a value through its memory address. ...
  7. (Indirection) Method whereby fixed virtual addresses are mapped into variable logical locations.
  8. (Indirection) in many contexts, @VBL can be used, and effectively substitutes the contents of VBL into another MUMPS statement. SET XYZ="ABC" SET @XYZ=123 sets the variable ABC to 123. SET SUBROU="REPORT" DO @SUBROU performs the subroutine named REPORT. ...
  9. vi. To apply a level of indirection. For example, to ``indirect on a pointer'' means to chase where the pointer points to (as opposed to merely discovering the pointer's value). See also dereference.
  10. testing makes no attempt to measure the way language is used in real life, but proceeds by means of analogy. Some examples that you may have used are:
  11. Indirect methods such as surveys and interviews ask students to reflect on their learning rather than to demonstrate it.
  12. other signs that suggest the aggregations have formed for the purpose of spawning such as courtship, colour changes observed exclusively in association with reproduction, multiple gravid females.
  13. Reactions from penalties, warnings and other examples of counter action (WWII)
  14. Descriptive of an offensive action initiated by disengaging and then passing the blade under or over the opponent's blade.
  15. The light source is separate from the sign face or cabinet and is directed to shine onto the sign.
  16. Not having a plainly seen connection. Not straightforward or upright; unfair; dishonest; tending to mislead or deceive.
  17. An attack or riposte that finishes in a line different from that in which it was formed.
  18. An exchange rate quotation against the US dollar in which the dollar is the base currency and the other currency is the variable currency.
  19. over 85% of the light is aimed upward at the ceiling.
  20. discrimination occurs when people are treated the same, but in practice that treatment has a detrimental effect on a particular person or persons, based on a ground of discrimination.
  21. All Independent Business Associates in your Downline that are not directly enrolled by you. (See also “Downline”).
  22. (author allows reader to draw his own conclusion by appearance, words and actions, i.e. showing writing)
  23. Motor cortex → Striatum → GPe → Subthalamic nucleus → GPi → Subthalamic fasciculus → Thalamus → Motor cortex
  24. An indirect source of light which is cast upwards from a fixture and bounced down to provide lighting with minimal glare and more uniform levels of illumination.
  25. less blatently direct. /