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  1. Having an index.


  1. past of index

Extensive Definition

An index is a system used to make finding information easier.
Index may also refer to:
  • Index (publishing), a detailed list, usually arranged alphabetically, of the specific information in a publication
  • Index cards in a rolodex or old library card catalog, early and mid 20th century technologies for maintaining such lists
  • Index (mathematics), for various meanings of the word in mathematics
  • Index (economics), a single number calculated from an array of prices and quantities.
  • Index, Washington, a town in Snohomish County, Washington, United States
  • Index, New York, a hamlet in the County and Town of Otsego, New York, United States
  • Index (typography), a largely obsolete punctuation mark
  • Indexing (motion), a kind of motion in many areas of mechanical engineering and machining
In publications:
In computers and information retrieval:
  • The Index, an item on the Halo (megastructure) in the Halo series of video games
  • The Index (Dubai), a tower under construction in Dubai
  • Index (retailer), a defunct UK catalogue retailer formerly owned by the Littlewoods group and known as Littlewoods Index
  • Index finger, the second digit of a human hand
  • Index fund, a collective investment scheme
  • Indexicality, in linguistics, the variation of meaning of an utterance according to certain features of the context in which it is uttered
indexed in Czech: Index
indexed in German: Index
indexed in Esperanto: Indekso
indexed in French: Index
indexed in Ido: Indico
indexed in Italian: Index
indexed in Hebrew: אינדקס
indexed in Hungarian: Index
indexed in Dutch: Index
indexed in Japanese: インデックス
indexed in Russian: Индекс
indexed in Ukrainian: Індекс
indexed in Albanian: Treguesi
indexed in Simple English: Index
indexed in Swedish: Index
indexed in Finnish: Indeksi

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