Indy


Indy

Indy can refer to:

*People, places, and things from, or associated with, the city of Indianapolis, Indiana or its surrounding metropolitan area.
*Indy (gene), found in "Drosophila melanogaster", which makes the fly live twice as long. Here, 'INDY' stands for "I'm not dead yet!"
*Indy (software), a music discovery system using collaborative filtering conceived by Ian Clarke.
*Indy grab, a skateboarding trick.
*The SGI Indy workstation from SGI.
*Internet Direct for Borland Delphi and FreePascal.

Indy is a registered trademark of Brickyard Trademarks, Inc., the licensing arm of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation.

Indy is also commonly used, and frequently misused, as a nickname or abbreviation:
*It is a proper nickname for the city of Indianapolis, Indiana, the surrounding metropolitan area, and people/places/things associated with that geographic region. It often appears in lieu of the word "Indianapolis" in phrases and names, such as "Indy 500", or "Indy cars" (a short name for the vehicles that race at the circuits of the Indy Racing League). It should be noted that Indy is "never" an appropriate nickname for the state of Indiana or things related to that state in its entirety.
*The nickname for the former Champ Car & V8 Supercar Racing festival at Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
*The nickname for the fictional character Indiana Jones.
*The nickname of an incoherent deluded character from Clanplay.
*Indy, a Serbian turbo-folk singer.
*It is also an incorrect spelling for an abbreviation of the word "independent"; the correct abbreviation should always be spelled "indie". As such, the following usages may be colloquial, but are improper:
**As an improper nickname for Independence High School, located in San Jose, California, USA.
**"Indy Media" is an improper nickname for the Independent Media Center.
**"The Indy" is an improper nickname for the British newspaper "The Independent" and a Providence-based college newspaper "The College Hill Independent".

See also Indie.


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  • INDY (V. d’) — INDY VINCENT D’ (1851 1931) Du compositeur ou du pédagogue, on ne sait auquel il faut accorder la première place: l’un et l’autre sont d’importance considérable; l’un et l’autre se mêlent d’ailleurs; d’Indy n’a jamais cessé d’être professeur en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Indy () — Indy (groupe) Indy Pays d’origine Vernet les Bains,  France Genre(s) rock Membres Pascal Bizern : chant Jak Jimenez : guitare …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Indy — ist: die Abkürzung von Indymedia die Abkürzung für Indie Rock der Name des Komponisten Vincent d’Indy der Spitzname von Indiana Jones eine Workstation von SGI, siehe SGI Indy eine freie Komponentensammlung für Borland Delphi und Borland C++… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Indy —   [ɛ̃ di], Paul Marie Théodore Vincent d , französischer Komponist, * Paris 27. 3. 1851, ✝ ebenda 2. 12. 1931; Schüler von C. Franck, dessen Einfluss für die musikalischen Werke Indys entscheidend war. 1874 78 war Indy Chordirektor der Concerts… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Indy (d') — Impossible de trouver le fief qui serait à l origine de ce nom, qui a pu s écrire Indi (un Enguerran d Indi était gouverneur du Dauphiné en 1388). Une certitude en tout cas, la famille d Indy est présente dans l Ardèche depuis la fin du XVe… …   Noms de famille

  • Indy — Vincent d see D INDY (Paul Marie Théodore) Vincent …   English World dictionary

  • Indy — (spr. ângdi), Vincentd , Komponist, geb. 27. März 1851 in Paris, erhielt hier am Konservatorium, besonders durch César Franck, seine Ausbildung und machte seine Orchesterstudien als Chordirigent und Paukenschläger in Colonnes Orchester. 1874… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Indy — Indy, Vincent d’ …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Indy — (Vincent d ) (1851 1931) compositeur français. Disciple de César Franck, il enseigna de 1896 à sa mort à la Schola cantorum à Paris …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Indy — Indy: Индианаполис (трасса)  гоночная трасса 500 миль Индианаполиса  автогонка Indianapolis 500: The Simulation  автосимулятор Internet Direct  библиотека Delphi …   Википедия


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