[in-duh-rekt, -dahy-] /ˌɪn dəˈrɛkt, -daɪ-/
not in a direct course or path; deviating from a straight line; roundabout:
an indirect course in sailing.
coming or resulting otherwise than directly or immediately, as effects or consequences:
an indirect advantage.
not direct in action or procedure:
His methods are indirect but not dishonest.
not straightforward; devious; deceitful:
He is known as a shady, indirect fellow.
not direct in bearing, application, force, etc.:
of, relating to, or characteristic of :
an indirect quote.
not descending in a direct line of succession, as a title or inheritance.
deviating from a direct course or line; roundabout; circuitous
not coming as a direct effect or consequence; secondary: indirect benefits
not straightforward, open, or fair; devious or evasive: an indirect insult
(of a title or an inheritance) not inherited in an unbroken line of succession from father to son
late 14c., from Middle French indirect (14c.) or directly from Late Latin indirectus, from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + directus (see direct). Related: Indirectness.
- Indira gandhi
[gahn-dee, gan-] /ˈgɑn di, ˈgæn-/ noun 1. Indira [in-deer-uh] /ɪnˈdɪər ə/ (Show IPA), 1917–84, Indian political leader: prime minister 1966–77 and 1980–84 (daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru). 2. Mohandas Karamchand [moh-huh n-dahs kuhr-uh m-chuhnd] /ˌmoʊ hənˈdɑs ˌkʌr əmˈtʃʌnd/ (Show IPA), (“Mahatma”) 1869–1948, Hindu religious leader, nationalist, and social reformer. 3. Rajiv [rah-jeev] /rɑˈdʒiv/ (Show IPA), 1944–91, […]
noun, Computers. 1. the address in a storage location that contains the actual machine address of a data item or of other information, as the next instruction, or that contains another indirect address. noun See direct address
- Indirect addressing
noun 1. the process by which the personality of a fictitious character is revealed through the character’s speech, actions, appearance, etc.