Subindex Sub*in"dex, n.; pl. {Subindices}. (Math.) A number or mark placed opposite the lower part of a letter or symbol to distinguish the symbol; thus, a0, b1, c2, xn, have 0, 1, 2, and n as subindices. [1913 Webster]

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  • subindex — [sub′in΄deks] n. pl. subindexes or subindices [sub′in΄də sēz΄] 1. an index to a subdivision of a main category 2. Math. SUBSCRIPT …   English World dictionary

  • subindex — I. “+ noun Etymology: sub + index 1. : a mathematical subscript 2. : an index to a division of a main classification II. transitive verb : to make a subindex of or for : provide with a subindex * * * /sub in deks/, n., pl. subindexes, subindices …   Useful english dictionary

  • subindex — noun Date: 1923 an index to a division of a main classification …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subindex — /sub in deks/, n., pl. subindexes, subindices / deuh seez /. 1. an index to a part or subdivision of a larger category. 2. inferior (def. 11). [1920 25; SUB + INDEX] * * * …   Universalium

  • subindex — noun a) A subsidiary index, or one that represents a sector of a larger one b) A subscript …   Wiktionary

  • Subindex — A group of securities that is part of an index but is also tracked separately as a smaller, separate index. A software index, for example, would be a sub index of a computer index …   Investment dictionary

  • subíndex — su|bín|dex Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • subindex — sub·index …   English syllables

  • subindex — sub•in•dex [[t]sʌbˈɪn dɛks[/t]] n. pl. dex•es, di•ces [[t] dəˌsiz[/t]] 1) an index to a part of a larger category 2) pri subscript • Etymology: 1920–1925 …   From formal English to slang

  • subindex — /sʌbˈɪndɛks/ (say sub indeks) noun (plural subindices /sʌbˈɪndəsiz/ (say sub induhseez) or subindexes) → subscript (def. 4) …   Australian English dictionary

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