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Verb
/ˈinˌdeks/,
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indexes, plural; indices, plural;
  1. Record (names, subjects, etc.) in an index
    • - the list indexes theses under regional headings
  2. Provide an index to

  3. Link the value of (prices, wages, or other payments) automatically to the value of a price index
    • - legislation indexing wages to prices
  4. (of a machine or part of one) Rotate or otherwise move from one predetermined position to another in order to carry out a sequence of operations

Noun
  1. An alphabetical list of names, subjects, etc., with references to the places where they occur, typically found at the end of a book

  2. An alphabetical list by title, subject, author, or other category of a collection of books or documents, e.g., in a library

  3. A set of items each of which specifies one of the records of a file and contains information about its address

  4. An indicator, sign, or measure of something
    • - exam results may serve as an index of the teacher's effectiveness
  5. A figure in a system or scale representing the average value of specified prices, shares, or other items as compared with some reference figure
    • - the hundred-shares index closed down 9.3
  6. A pointer on an instrument, showing a quantity, a position on a scale, etc

  7. A number giving the magnitude of a physical property or another measured phenomenon in terms of a standard
    • - the oral hygiene index was calculated as the sum of the debris and calculus indices
  8. An exponent or other superscript or subscript number appended to a quantity

  9. A symbol shaped like a pointing hand, typically used to draw attention to a note


  1. list in an index
  2. a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
  3. a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
  4. adjust through indexation; "The government indexes wages and prices"
  5. exponent: a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
  6. an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
  7. MC2 France is a French software company that develops and publishes video games focusing on adventure games. It was formed in 2003 when Emmanuel Olivier merged Microïds and Wanadoo Edition. ...
  8. A database index is a data structure that improves the speed of data retrieval operations on a database table at the cost of slower writes and increased storage space. ...
  9. In economics and finance, an index is a statistical measure of changes in a representative group of individual data points. These data may be derived from any number of sources, including company performance, prices, productivity, and employment. ...
  10. In mathematics, specifically group theory, the index of a subgroup H in a group G is the "relative size" of H in G: equivalently, the number of "copies" (cosets) of H that fill up G. For example, if H has index 2 in G, then intuitively "half" of the elements of G lie in H. ...
  11. In computer science, an index can be: # an integer which identifies an array element # a data structure that enables sublinear-time lookup
  12. The word index (plural: indices) is used in variety of senses in mathematics.
  13. An alphabetical listing of items and their location; for example, the index of a book lists words or expressions and the pages of the book upon which they are to be found; The index finger, the forefinger; A sign; an indication; a token; a single number calculated from an array of prices or of ...
  14. (Indexes) Guides that lenders use to measure changes in mortgage rates. Common indexes include the activity of one, three, and five-year Treasury securities. There are many others and each ARM (adjustable rate mortgage) is associated with a specific index. Some of the most common indexes are:
  15. (Indexes) The purpose of defining secondary indexes for tables (only for tables of type transparent) is to enhance the access time when performing select operations on the table. ...
  16. (Indexes) These are group of stocks created and used as benchmarks to measure stock, bond, and money market performances of a singular security or a group of securities
  17. (Indexes) Unmanaged baskets of stocks or bonds that may or may not be a guide to the performance of the stock or bond markets. Heavily abused by the media.
  18. (indexes) indices: both are acceptable, but not in the same article or publication, please
  19. Indexes provide additional starting points within a single audio track. Not all audio CD players support indexes. Index markers are written into the Q subchannel and are incremented by 1 sequentially during the track.
  20. Secondary indexes are created for a table for faster data selection.
  21. Stock market indexes have become fundamental in portfolio management. They may be global, national, by sector or international in scope. They are representative of:
  22. (Indexing) Producing an alphabetical list of names, places, subjects, and concepts that appear in a work.
  23. (Indexing) a method of adjusting sums insured to provide for inflationary increases in values.
  24. (indexing) In olden days, the act of looking up a key in an actual index (such as a phone book), but now merely the act of using any kind of key or position to find the corresponding value, even if no index is involved. ...
  25. (Indexing) "Locating" mark, also used for controlled rotation of the open knife, while gripped in the palm, from one hand-hold to another, e.g., rotating from a forward grip to a reverse grip.