Noun: index (indices,indexes) 'in,deks- A numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
- 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
- index number, indicant, indicator - A mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
- exponent, power - An alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
- The finger next to the thumb
- index finger, forefinger Verb: index 'in,deks- List in an index
- (publication) provide with an index
"index the book" - Adjust through indexation
"The government indexes wages and prices"
Derived forms: indexed, indexes, indexing, indices Type of: determine, fact, finger, furnish, graduated table, influence, list, listing, mathematical notation, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], ordered series, provide, regulate, render, scale, scale of measurement, shape, supply Part of: back matter, end matter Encyclopedia: Index, WA |