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n. pl. in·dex·es or in·di·ces (-dĭ-sēz′)
1. Something that serves to guide, point out, or otherwise facilitate reference, especially:
a. An alphabetized list of names, places, and subjects treated in a printed work, giving the page or pages on which each item is mentioned.
b. A thumb index.
c. A table, file, or catalog.
d. Computers A list of keywords associated with a record or document, used especially as an aid in searching for information.
2. Something that reveals or indicates; a sign: "Her face ... was a fair index to her disposition" (Samuel Butler).
3. A character (☞) used in printing to call attention to a particular paragraph or section. Also called hand.
4. An indicator or pointer, as on a scientific instrument.
a. Mathematics A number or symbol, often written as a subscript or superscript to a mathematical expression, that indicates an operation to be performed, an ordering relation, or a use of the associated expression.
b. A number derived from a formula, used to characterize a set of data.
a. A statistical value that represents the price or value of an aggregate of goods, services, wages, or other measurable quantities in comparison with a reference number for a previous period of time.
b. A number that represents the change in price or value of stocks or other securities in a particular market, sector, or asset class.
c. The stocks or other securities represented by an index.
7. Index Roman Catholic Church A list formerly published by Church authority, restricting or forbidding the reading of certain books.
tr.v. in·dexed, in·dex·ing, in·dex·es
a. To furnish with an index: index a book.
b. To enter in an index.
2. To indicate or signal.
3. To adjust through indexation.

[Middle English, forefinger, from Latin; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

in′dex′er n.
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adj (Econ) → dynamisch
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References in classic literature ?
He argued erroneously when he said to himself that her heart was not indexed in the honest freshness of her face; but Tess had no advocate to set him right.
You will find a few notes upon the matter under the heading B in my indexed list of cases."
The appeal of an indexed annuity is that it is a savings vehicle which credits interest based on an index, such as that of a stock market.
Its Academic Search Premier product is one of the most widely subscribed collections of abstracted, indexed, and full-text journals.
Consumer price indexed rental rate escalations became popular in the early 80's out of necessity.
repeating fields) needed, as would be the case when a single document needs to be indexed by multiple validated authors or subjects?
The reality is that tax efficiency is lost when one begins segmenting groups of indexed equities, because growing companies are sold out of the S&P 400 mid-cap index with taxes paid on gains and then repurchased into the S&P 500 large cap index with bid-ask spreads and trading fees also incurred.
After this date the weight of the euro is the sum of the individual trade weights and the currency is indexed to the average value of the European Currency Unit for 1995.
In addition, the CPI is used for inflation-adjusting the Treasury's indexed bonds, which help to provide a reading on expectations of future inflation and on real interest rates.
Of course, if the Fed becomes passive or lax, allowing inflation to rise, indexed issues will outperform nominal bonds.
A vibrant, dense, joyous faith of any stripe is one which punctures immorality and bad theology, not flees from it or locks it away in cages (as was done with Indexed books in the library of the university where I work).