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1. Of or having the function of an index.
2. Linguistics Deictic.
A deictic word or element.
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(Library Science & Bibliography) arranged as or relating to an index or indexes
(Linguistics) logic linguistics Also: deictic a term whose reference depends on the context of utterance, such as I, you, here, now, or tomorrow
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|Adj.||1.||indexical - of or relating to or serving as an index|
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