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card index a systematically arranged collection of cards bearing information of specified types, such as names and addresses; card file; card catalog.
cephalic index the ratio of the greatest width of a human head to its greatest length, multiplied by one hundred; cranial index.
index finger the finger between the thumb and the longest finger. The index finger is the finger most often used for pointing.
index fossil any fossil used as a reference to correlate and date rock strata and the fossils found in them.
price index a number indicating the percentage change in the prices of certain basic goods and services, relative to prices at a particular time in the past.
thumb index a series of labeled notches cut into the forward edge of a book, indicating and making it easy to turn to the separate sections, as in a dictionary.