Translation of index in Spanish:

index

Pronunciation: /ˈɪndeks/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1
    (plural indexes)
    (in book, journal) índice (masculine)
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    • Endnotes, bibliography, and an index of names and subjects facilitate scholarly use and quick reference.
    • It contains 648 pages of text, spread over 39 chapters and an epilogue, as well as a subject and a name index, each of which takes up 26 pages.
    • Helpful appendices, extensive references, and subject and name indices conclude the volume.
    1.2 (list) lista (feminine) the Index [Religion/Religión] el Índice
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    • Examples of finding aids include collection indexes, inventories, registers and guides.
    • Some libraries have created indexes to these works.
    • All library items are listed through a main author, title, and subject index.
  • 2
    (plural indexes o, indices)
    2.1 (numerical scale) [Economics/Economía] [Finance] índice (masculine) the retail price index el índice de precios al consumo the Dow Jones index el índice de Dow Jones (before noun/delante del nombre) index number índice (masculine) 2.2 (number, ratio) índice (masculine) refractive index índice de refracción 2.3 (indication, sign) [formal] index of sth señal (feminine) or índice (masculine)de algo
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    • Another approach is to evaluate patients when their symptoms and signs raise the index of suspicion of depression.
    • The state of the love life in this sign is the index of overall happiness.
    • The arm circumference of each child was measured as an index of nutritional status.
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    • Despite the fact there are house price and share indices aplenty, comparing the long-term performance of these two assets is not easy.
    • For economic and monetary policy formulation, the price index represents a central indicator.
    • Price indexes necessarily average out the extremes; they are unable to signal the more subtle price movements and they leave out relevant items such as asset prices.
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    • Current care provision is inadequate, at least according to dementia care index standards, and urgent action is required.
    • Although mental development index scores decreased over time for both groups of infants, children prenatally exposed to cocaine had scores that decreased faster.
    • ‘Diversity index scores are just a starting place for looking at diversity,’ Parker emphasizes.
  • 3
    (plural indices)
    [Mathematics/Matemáticas] índice (masculine)
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    • The thesis contains a proof of the fact that for any closed manifold the sum of the indices of a generic vector field is a topological invariant, namely the Euler characteristic.
    • If we look at the indices of the Fibonacci numbers, we can directly predict which Fibonacci number will be the square of the hypotenuse.
    • Step 3: Find the cobasic variable in the equation chosen in step 2 that has the smallest index and a positive coefficient.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 [Printing/Imprenta] 1.1 (provide with index) [book/journal] ponerle* un índice a 1.2 (enter in index) [name] incluir* en un índice it is indexed under 'Crimea' aparece or está clasificado bajo 'Crimea'
  • 2 [Economics/Economía] [Finance] [prices/costs/wages] indexar, indiciar to index pensions to inflation indexar or indiciar las pensiones a la inflación

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