Definitions of index:
  • noun:   the finger next to the thumb
  • noun:   an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
  • noun:   a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
  • verb:   provide with an index
    Example: "Index the book"
  • verb:   list in an index
  • verb:   adjust through indexation
    Example: "The government indexes wages and prices"

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