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Index

A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

index

(Catalog), noun earmark, enumeration, indicant, indicator, list, listing, listing of contents, mark, sign

index

(Docket), verb categorize, codify, file, submit

index

(Gauge), noun measure, guide, scale

index

(Relate), verb catalog, class, classify, document, enumerate, group, inventory, itemize, list, specify, record, supply or furnish with reference
See also: arrange, book, classify, clue, codify, directory, enumerate, fix, gist, indicant, indicate, indication, indicator, itemize, ledger, marshal, pigeonhole, record, register, roll, schedule, substance, symbol, symptom, tabulate
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The extent to which this happens depends on the relationship between the exposure index that is used and the "true" exposure.
collection of 100 mL blood from an infant for a dioxin measurement is not feasible), an exposure index derived by other methods for persistent chemicals, such as environmental sampling combined with questionnaires, should be considered.
Exposure index (EI) was calculated by multiplying the number of hours spent in a day on cooking and the number of years of cooking experience.
As well, the exposure index was computed several times using different numbers of lines to determine the minimum number of lines that could be used with the most consistent results.
However, positioning of the textile terminal in areas without heat sources creates a displacement flow, which may improve the air quality index and, thus, the personal exposure index in some optimized situations.
This software uses the IEC standard exposure index feature to help technologists verify that each exam is within acceptable range prior to capturing the X-ray image.
The MSCI World with China Exposure Index, for example, focuses on developed markets companies with high revenue exposures to China.
Range of lAs exposure within each quintile is expressed in the unit of measure specific for each exposure index.