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index US English

An alphabetical list of names, subjects, etc., with references to the places where they occur, typically found at the end of a book

de-index US English

End the indexation to inflation of (pensions or other benefits)

FT index US English

another term for FTSE index.

card index US English

A catalog or similar collection of information in which each item is entered on a separate card, and the cards are arranged in a particular order, typically alphabetical

cross index US English

A note or cross reference in a book or list that refers the reader to other material

FTSE index US English

A figure (published by the Financial Times) indicating the relative prices of shares on the London Stock Exchange, especially also FTSE 100 index one calculated on the basis of Britain’s one hundred largest public companies

heat index US English

A quantity expressing the discomfort felt as a result of the combined effects of the temperature and humidity of the air

index card US English

A small card on which information is recorded, typically stored alphabetically with others in a card index

index case US English

The first identified case in a group of related cases of a particular communicable or heritable disease

thumb index US English

A set of lettered or marked grooves cut down the side of a book, especially a diary or dictionary, for easy reference

cranial index US English

another term for cephalic index.

index finger US English

The finger next to the thumb; the forefinger

index fossil US English

A fossil that is useful for dating and correlating the strata in which it is found

index futures US English

Contracts to buy a range of shares at an agreed price but delivered and paid for later

index-linked US English

Adjusted according to the value of a retail price index

Nikkei index US English

A figure indicating the relative price of representative shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Also called Nikkei average

cephalic index US English

A number expressing the ratio of the maximum breadth of a skull to its maximum length

glycemic index US English

A system that ranks foods on a scale from 1 to 100 based on their effect on blood-sugar levels

ponderal index US English

An index of weight in relation to height or length

spectral index US English

An exponential factor relating the flux density of a radio source to its frequency

refractive index US English

The ratio of the velocity of light in a vacuum to its velocity in a specified medium

body mass index US English

A weight-to-height ratio, calculated by dividing one’s weight in kilograms by the square of one’s height in meters and used as an indicator of obesity and underweight

Hang Seng index US English

A figure indicating the relative price of shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

retail price index US English

(In the UK) an index of the variation in the prices of retail goods and other items

All Ordinaries index US English

(On the Australian stock exchanges) an index based on the weighted average of selected ordinary share prices

consumer price index US English

An index of the variation in prices paid by typical consumers for retail goods and other items

Financial Times index US English

another term for FTSE index.

stock index futures US English

Contracts to buy a range of shares at an agreed price but delivered and paid for later

cost-of-living index US English

former term for consumer price index.

Index Librorum Prohibitorum US English

An official list of books that Roman Catholics were forbidden to read or that were to be read only in expurgated editions, as contrary to Catholic faith or morals. The first Index was issued in 1557; it was revised at intervals until abolished in 1966

temperature–humidity index US English

A quantity expressing the discomfort felt as a result of the combined effects of the temperature and humidity of the air

the Index in index US English

short for Index Librorum Prohibitorum.

Dow Jones Industrial Average US English

An index of figures indicating the relative price of shares on the New York Stock Exchange, based on the average price of selected stocks

index US Thesaurus

the library's subject index

index English-Spanish

índice m

FT index English-Spanish

índice

card-index English-Spanish

hacer* fichas de

index-linked English-Spanish

indexado, indiciado

index-linking English-Spanish

indexación f, indiciación f


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