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An index is a system used to make finding information easier.

Index could also mean:

In publications:

In computers and information retrieval:


  • The Index, an item on the Halo (megastructure) in the Halo series of video games.
  • The Index (skyscraper), a tower under construction in Dubai.
  • Index (retailer), a defunct UK catalogue retailer formerly owned by the Littlewoods group and known as Littlewoods Index
  • Index finger, The second digit of a human hand is also referred to as the index finger, pointer finger, forefinger, digitus secundus, or digitus II.
  • Index fund, a collective investment scheme
  • Indexicality, in linguistics, the variation of meaning of an utterance according to certain features of the context in which it is uttered