At the same time, he warned not to judge the market purely by indices like the Dow.
He cautions that these indices are developed for populations, not individuals.
This gloomy attitude is reflected in surveys and indices of business confidence.
Plus, he says, the indices overlook the most important factor.
Of course, it can only be relied upon when taken in connection with other indices of a physical character.
They are most important as indices to the development of art.
In order to make the digital edition as useful as possible, I have added this preface, a full table of contents, and two indices.
From these indices we are able to determine a basis for some important conclusions.
The indices of several hundred measurements of New Guinea natives varied between 62 and 86.
These indices were used in the same way as were the indices for the species of the genus.
according to OED, the plural form of index preferable in scientific and mathematical senses of that word.
late 14c., "the forefinger," from Latin index (genitive indicis) "forefinger, pointer, sign, list," literally "anything which points out," from indicare "point out" (see indication). Meaning "list of a book's contents" is first attested 1570s, from Latin phrases such as Index Nominum "Index of Names," index expurgatorius "specification of passages to be deleted from works otherwise permitted." Scientific sense (refractive index, etc.) is from 1829; economic sense (cost-of-living index, etc.) is from 1870, from the scientific usage, from sense "an indicator." The Church sense of "forbidden books" is from index librorum prohibitorum, first published 1564 by authority of Pius IV.
"compile an index," 1720, from index (n.). Related: Indexed; indexing.
index in·dex (ĭn'děks')
n. pl. in·dex·es or in·di·ces (-dĭ-sēz')
A guide, standard, indicator, symbol, or number indicating the relation of one part or thing to another in respect to size, capacity, or function.
A core or mold used to record or maintain the relative position of a tooth or teeth to one another or to a cast.
A guide, usually made of plaster, used to reposition teeth, casts, or parts.
The index finger.
An alphabetical list of subjects treated in a book. It usually appears at the end of the book and identifies page numbers on which information about each subject appears.
A plural of "index".