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Definition of Index

Index
Index In"dex, n.; pl. E. Indexes, L. Indices(?). [L.: cf. F. index. See Indicate, Diction.] 1. That which points out; that which shows, indicates, manifests, or discloses. Tastes are the indexes of the different qualities of plants. --Arbuthnot. 2. That which guides, points out, informs, or directs; a pointer or a hand that directs to anything, as the hand of a watch, a movable finger on a gauge, scale, or other graduated instrument. In printing, a sign [[hand]] used to direct particular attention to a note or paragraph; -- called also fist.
Index
Index In"dex, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indexed; p. pr. & vb. n. Indexing.] To provide with an index or table of references; to put into an index; as, to index a book, or its contents.
Index
Index In"dex, n. The ratio, or formula expressing the ratio, of one dimension of a thing to another dimension; as, the vertical index of the cranium.

Meaning of Index from wikipedia

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- A bitmap index is a special kind of database index that uses bitmaps. Bitmap indexes have traditionally been considered to work well for low-cardinality...
- Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (abbreviated IIM Lucknow or IIM-L) is a public business school in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was established...
- The Democracy Index is an index compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the research division of the Economist Group, a UK-based private company...
- allowing dynamic content to be used as the index page (e.g. index.cgi, index.pl, index.php, index.shtml, index.jsp, default.asp) even though it may be more...
- The Marble Index is the third studio album by German musician Nico, which was released in November 1968 on Elektra Records. The avant-garde sound introduced...
- The Human Development Index (HDI) is a statistic composite index of life expectancy, education (mean years of schooling completed and expected years of...
- In optics, the refractive index (a.k.a. refraction index) of an optical medium is a dimensionless number that gives the indication of the light bending...
- The h-index is an author-level metric that measures both the productivity and citation impact of the publications, initially used for an individual scientist...
- Stock Exchange 100 Index, also called the FTSE 100 Index, FTSE 100, FTSE, or, informally, the "Footsie" /ˈfʊtsi/, is a share index of the 100 companies...