index

(Plural "indices" or "indexes")

<programming> A number used to select an element of a list, vector, array or other sequence. Such indices are nearly always non-negative integers but see associative array.

<database> See inverted index. [Other kinds?]

<web> A search engine.

<web> A subject index.

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Last updated: 1997-04-09

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