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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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82, with all 33 subindexes ending in positive territory.
The subindexes of susceptibility contain radar signal character, infrared signal character, visual signal character, maneuverability character, and ECM (electronic countermeasure) character, while the subindexes of vulnerability contain ratio of fatal components, redundant ratio of fatal components, shelter ratio of fatal components, average killing probability, and average safety factor, as is shown in Figure 1.
Using unifactorial linear regressions, we have modeled the relationship between SII and NRI at country level, respectively, between SII and each of the four subindexes of NRI.
Because OER has such a large weight in the total index, it is split into four regional subindexes when computing the median CPI; without this adjustment, the large weight of OER would usually cause it to be "the" median component.
3% between 2006 and 2013 owing to a drop in the heath and survival subindexes.
Dow Jones Indexes has announced the results of the regular annual review of the Dow Jones Islamic Market Titans 100 Index and its three subindexes, Dow Jones Islamic Market US Titans 50 Index, Dow Jones Islamic Market Asia/Pacific Titans 25 Index and Dow Jones Islamic Market Europe Titans 25 Index as well as the Dow Jones Islamic Market Malaysia Titans 25 Index.
In this case, the subindexes add little explanatory power to the gross expenditures on R&D as displayed by the small increase in the adjusted R-squared value from 0.
One of the most striking comparisons offered by Denmark's most recent release of its consumer confidence statistics (by Statistics Denmark, December 22, 2006) appears in the "General Economic Situation" subindexes.
Five out of the six subindexes were in the pessimistic range-including sub index scoring opinions about household finances over the next six months, which also hit a record low.
In addition, designing subindexes provided a means of monitoring the dollar's movement against the currencies of particular regions of the world, which other indexes did not offer.
By way of background, the CPI is constructed by first aggregating the roughly 90,000 price quotations collected each month to form a series of subindexes for categories of items such as "Apples," "Men's Shirts," and "Prescription Drugs," and then aggregating those subindexes to form the overall CPI.
Each index is made up of three to seven similarly graded subindexes, each of which, in turn, is composed of a variety of data and rankings - more than 150 separate measurements.