from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Mathematics A subscript.
- n. An index of measurement based on relatively few variables, especially a trade index based on the performance of a particular group or type of stocks.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A subsidiary index, or one that represents a sector of a larger one
- n. A subscript
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A number or mark placed opposite the lower part of a letter or symbol to distinguish the symbol.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A specifying figure or letter following and slightly below a figure, letter, or symbol: as the 0 in x0.
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