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See: Physical Index/Print Index, Digital Index/Electronic Index, Database Index, Document Set Index, Document Index, Index Data Structure, Back-of-the-Book Index, Index Creation Task, Periodical Index.



  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒
    • S: (n) index (a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number)
    • S: (n) index, index number, indicant, indicator (a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time)
    • S: (n) exponent, power, index (a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself)
    • S: (n) index (an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed)
    • S: (n) index, index finger, forefinger (the finger next to the thumb)
    • S: (v) index (list in an index)
    • S: (v) index (provide with an index) "index the book"
    • S: (v) index (adjust through indexation) "The government indexes wages and prices"
    • The symbol is a punctuation mark, called an index or fist. Though rare today, this symbol was in common use between the 12th and 18th centuries in ...
    • An index is a list of words or phrases ('headings') and associated pointers ('locators') to where useful material relating to that heading can be ...
    • Search engine indexing collects, parses, and stores data to facilitate fast and accurate information retrieval. Index design incorporates interdisciplinary concepts from linguistics, cognitive psychology, mathematics, informatics, physics and computer science. ...
    • The word index (plural: indices) is used in variety of senses in mathematics.
    • In economics and finance, an index is a single number calculated from a set of prices or of quantities. Examples include the price index, quantity indexes (such as real GDP), market performance indexes (such as a labour market index / job Index and stock market indexes). ...
    • A database index is a data structure that improves the speed of operations on a database table. Indexes can be created using one or more columns …