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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

- Index may refer to: Index, a character from the ****anese light novel, anime and manga A Certain Magical Index The Index, an item on a halo megastructure...
- The Human Development Index (HDI) is a statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank...
- the index page (e.g. index.php, index.shtml, index.jsp, default.asp) even though it may be more appropriate to still specify the html output (index.html...
- The glycemic index or glycaemic index (/ɡlaɪˈsiːmɪk/; GI) is a number ****ociated with the carbohydrates in a particular type of food that indicates the...
- Russell 2000 Index Russell 3000 Index Russell Midcap Index Russell Microcap Index Russell Global Index Russell Developed Index Russell Europe Index Russell...
- An air quality index (AQI) is a number used by government agencies to communicate to the public how polluted the air currently is or how polluted it is...
- A price index (plural: “price indices” or “price indexes”) is a normalized average (typically a weighted average) of price relatives for a given cl****...
- A database index is a data structure that improves the speed of data retrieval operations on a database table at the cost of additional writes and storage...
- of indexation. From a macroeconomics standpoint there are four main categories of indexation: wage indexation, financial instruments rate indexation, tax...
- A citation index is a kind of bibliographic index, an index of citations between publications, allowing the user to easily establish which later do****ents...
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