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A plural of index.


a plural of index


(ˈɪn dɛks)

n., pl. -dex•es, -di•ces (-dəˌsiz)

v. n.
1. (in a printed work) an alphabetical listing of names, places, and topics along with the numbers of the pages on which they are mentioned or discussed.
2. a sequential arrangement of material, esp. in alphabetical or numerical order.
3. something used or serving to point out; indication: a true index of his character.
4. a pointer or indicator, as in a scientific instrument.
5. Also called fist, fistnote. a printed sign in the shape of a hand with extended index finger, used to point out a note or paragraph.
6. a number or formula expressing a property or ratio: index of growth; index of intelligence.
7. Math.
b. the integer n in a radical n^(1/2) defining the n-th root: 7^(1/3) is a radical having index three.
c. a subscript or superscript indicating the position of an object in a series of similar objects, as the subscripts 1, 2, and 3 in the series x1, x2, x3.
8. (usu. cap.) any list of forbidden or otherwise restricted material deemed morally or politically harmful by authorities.
9. to provide with an index.
10. to enter in an index.
11. to serve to indicate.
12. to adjust, as wages.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin: informer, token, list =in- in-2 + dicāre to show]
in′dex•a•ble, adj.
in′dex•er, n.
in•dex′i•cal, adj.


(ˈindeks) noun
1. an alphabetical list of names, subjects etc eg at the end of a book.
2. (plural indices (ˈindisiːz) ) in mathematics the figure which indicates the number of times a figure etc must be multiplied by itself etc. In 63 and 75, the figures 3 and 5 are the indices.
index finger
the finger next to the thumb. She pointed at the map with her index finger.


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