index number
noun Date: 1875 a number used to indicate change in magnitude (as of cost or price) as compared with the magnitude at some specified time usually taken as 100

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  • index number — number which shows the change in percentages …   English contemporary dictionary

  • index number — / ɪndeks ˌnʌmbə/ noun 1. a number of something in an index 2. a number showing the percentage rise of something over a period …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • index number — Statistics. a quantity whose variation over a period of time measures the change in some phenomenon. Also called index. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • index number — /ˈɪndɛks nʌmbə/ (say indeks numbuh) noun a number indicating change in magnitude, as of price, wage, employment, or production shifts, relative to the magnitude at some specified point usually taken to be 100 …   Australian English dictionary

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