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n. pl. sub·in·di·ces (-dĭ-sēz′)
1. Mathematics A subscript.
2. pl. sub·in·dic·es or sub·in·dex·es An index of measurement based on relatively few variables, especially a trade index based on the performance of a particular group or type of stocks.


n, pl -dices (-dɪˌsiːz) or -dexes
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) another word for subscript2
2. (Library Science & Bibliography) US an index to a subcategory


(sʌbˈɪn dɛks)

n., pl. -dex•es, -di•ces (-dəˌsiz)
1. an index to a part of a larger category.
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