Indetermination Indexation

Index

Meanings and phrases

index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
  2. 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; index number; indicant; indicator
  3. a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself; exponent; power
  4. an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
  5. the finger next to the thumb; index finger; forefinger

index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. list in an index
  2. provide with an index
  3. adjust through indexation

Combined DNA Index System

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the DNA file maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Standard and Poor 's Index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a broadly based stock market index; Standard and Poor's

body mass index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a measure of someone's weight in relation to height; to calculate one's BMI, multiply one's weight in pounds and divide that by the square of one's height in inches; overweight is a BMI greater than 25; obese is a BMI greater than 30; BMI
E.g.
  • According to body mass index's criteria, no patient was emaciated.
  • Other significant factors were higher body mass index and larger bra cup size.
  • The device is intended to be used in people with a body mass index of more than 27 kg/m.

breadth index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. ratio (in percent) of the maximum breadth to the maximum length of a skull; cephalic index; cranial index

business index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a statistical compilation that provides a context for economic or financial conditions

card index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an alphabetical listing of items (e.g., books in a library) with a separate card for each item; card catalog; card catalogue

cephalic index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. ratio (in percent) of the maximum breadth to the maximum length of a skull; breadth index; cranial index

consumer price index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer; CPI; cost-of-living index

cost-of-living index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer; consumer price index; CPI

cranial index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. ratio (in percent) of the maximum breadth to the maximum length of a skull; cephalic index; breadth index

facial index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the ratio (in percent) of the maximum width to the maximum height of the face

index case

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the earliest documented case of a disease that is included in an epidemiological study

index finger

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the finger next to the thumb; index; forefinger
E.g.
  • The index finger meets the bow at the point where the frog meets the stick.
  • The index finger also applies an upward torque to the frog when tilting the bow.
  • The discus is spun off the index finger or the middle finger of the throwing hand.

index fossil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fossil known to have lived in a particular geologic age that can be used to date the rock layer in which it is found; guide fossil

index fund

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mutual fund whose assets are stocks on a given list
  2. a mutual fund that invests in the stocks that are the basis of a well-known stock or bond index

index number

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. 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; index; indicant; indicator

index of refraction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the ratio of the velocity of light in a vacuum to that in a medium; refractive index
E.g.
  • Therefore: The imaginary part of the complex index of refraction is the index of absorption formula_69.
  • The notable properties of germania (GeO) are its high index of refraction and its low optical dispersion.
  • The core is surrounded by a medium with a lower index of refraction, typically a cladding of a different glass, or plastic.

index register

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) a register used to determine the address of an operand

price index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an index that traces the relative changes in the price of an individual good (or a market basket of goods) over time; price level
E.g.
  • Inflation is measured by the total consumer price index (CPI).
  • A corresponding price index can also be derived from national output.
  • Chaining is defined for a quantity index just as it is for a price index.

producer price index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an index of changes in wholesale prices; wholesale price index

refractive index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the ratio of the velocity of light in a vacuum to that in a medium; index of refraction
E.g.
  • It has refractive index values of n=1.974 and n=1.984.
  • The scale can be calibrated in Brix or refractive index.
  • The refractive index at 20 °C is 1.393.

retail price index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an index of changes in retail prices

stock index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks; stock market index

stock market index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks; stock index
E.g.
  • Its benchmark stock market index is the BEL20.
  • The major stock market index is Nasdaq Tallinn, formerly known as TALSE.
  • Between 1995 and 2000, the Nasdaq Composite stock market index rose 400%.

thumb index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of a series of rounded notches in the fore edge of a book to indicate sections
n.
  1. an index of changes in wholesale prices; producer price index

base index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For a school district with a market value/personal income aid ratio (MV/PI AR) greater than 0.4000, its index equals the base index multiplied by the sum of .75 and its MV/PI AR for the current year.

above their index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For the school budget year 2013-14, 311 Pennsylvania public school districts adopted a resolution certifying that tax rates would not be increased above their index.
  • Each year, the School Board has the option of adopting either: 1) a resolution in January certifying they will not increase taxes above their index or 2) a preliminary budget in February.
  • Each year, Derry Area School Board has the option of adopting either 1) a resolution in January certifying they will not increase taxes above their index or 2) a preliminary budget in February.

mass index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • According to body mass index's criteria, no patient was emaciated.
  • Other significant factors were higher body mass index and larger bra cup size.
  • The device is intended to be used in people with a body mass index of more than 27 kg/m.

market index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its benchmark stock market index is the BEL20.
  • The major stock market index is Nasdaq Tallinn, formerly known as TALSE.
  • Between 1995 and 2000, the Nasdaq Composite stock market index rose 400%.

index equals

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For a school district with a market value/personal income aid ratio (MV/PI AR) greater than 0.4000, its index equals the base index multiplied by the sum of .75 and its MV/PI AR for the current year.

index multiplied

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For a school district with a market value/personal income aid ratio (MV/PI AR) greater than 0.4000, its index equals the base index multiplied by the sum of .75 and its MV/PI AR for the current year.
E.g.
  • For a school district with a market value/personal income aid ratio (MV/PI AR) greater than 0.4000, its index equals the base index multiplied by the sum of .75 and its MV/PI AR for the current year.

heat index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Summers are wet with high temperatures, high humidity and a high heat index.
  • Summertime heat index in Bermuda can be high, although mid-August temperatures rarely exceed .
  • During the summer months at Bear Creek Ski and Recreation Area, episodes of extreme heat and humidity can occur with heat index values ≥ .

inflation index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • If the inflation index increased by 10%, the principal of the bond would increase to 110 units.
  • Following a change in the regulations governing inflation index linking, the deficit was estimated at £5.2 billion in November 2010.
  • The target has changed to 2% since the Consumer Price Index (CPI) replaced the Retail Prices Index as the Treasury's inflation index.

adjusted index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the Spring of 2010, 135 Pennsylvania school boards asked to exceed their adjusted index.

index values

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has refractive index values of n=1.974 and n=1.984.
  • Refractive index values are n = 2.170 - 2.200, n = 2.220, and n = 2.300 - 2.320.
  • It ""defines the mapping of character codes to the glyph index values used in the font.""
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