Definition of Indexing

1. Noun. The act of classifying and providing an index in order to make items easier to retrieve.

Definition of Indexing

1. Verb. (present participle of index) ¹

2. Noun. A system used to assign indexes. ¹

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Definition of Indexing

1. the linking of wages and prices to cost-of-living levels [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indexing

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indexing (current term)
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Literary usage of Indexing

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1. Manual of Library Economy by James Duff Brown (1903)
"indexing AND PILING. 367. indexing.—The principal purposes for which indexing is required in public libraries are in connection with the catalogue, ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"The two methods of indexing that are in use may be classified as direct ... Direct indexing is done by the aid of an index plate fastened direct to the ..."

3. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1914)
"Brown & Sharpe Dividing Head Arranged for Differential indexing dard ratio between the worm B and the worm wheel A is i : 40; and to find the movement of ..."

4. First Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-1): Proceedings by D. K. Harman (1993)
"For document indexing, we apply a description-oriented approach which uses relevance feedback information from previous queries run on the same collection. ..."

5. Punches and Dies: Layout, Construction and Use by Frank Arthur Stanley (1919)
"indexing die for notching disks bers of similar tools or dies operated on ... The die is located at the front side of the indexing dial and the latter is in ..."

6. Overview of the Third Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-3) edited by D. K. Harmon (1996)
"Abstract This paper reports on recent developments of the Latent Semantic indexing (LSI) retrieval method for TREC-3. LSI uses a reduced-dimension vector ..."

7. Vocations for the Trained Woman: Opportunities Other Than Teaching by Perkins, Agnes Frances, 1875- (1910)
"NEW YORK indexing naturally falls into two general divisions, which for convenience we may ... Book and magazine indexing fall under the literary heading, ..."

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