Surds vs Indices - What's the difference?

surds | indices |


As nouns the difference between surds and indices

is that surds is while indices is .

surds

English

Noun

(head)
  • Anagrams

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    indices

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • The subscript numbers after each element are the indices of that element.
    A common convention in computing is to have indices''' beginning at zero, whereas in mathematics '''indices usually begin at one.
  • * 1972 , American Society for Metals, Materials Science and Engineering , volumes 9–10, page 67 (Elsevier Sequoia)
  • To locate any term, and to facilitate use of the dictionary by a national of any of the three languages, alphabetical indices are appended in English, French and German.
  • * 1976 , Sidney Heath, The Romance of Symbolism and Its Relation to Church Ornament and Architecture , page 98 (Gale Research Co.; ISBN 0810343029, 9780810343023)
  • Perhaps the feature which most contributes to making this a valuable reference book is the appendices and indices which are an integral part of the guide.
  • * 1989 , TAPPI Journal , volume 72, page 204 (Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry)
  • Alphabetical indices of the terms in the other languages are given at the end of the book.
  • * 1999 , Institute of Oriental Studies of the Saint-Petersburg Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Manuscripta Orientalia: International Journal for Oriental Manuscript Research , volume 5, page 71 (THESA)
  • The dictionary’s four indices are helpful when searching terms. These are: Hanyu Pinyin System Index; Four-Corner System Index; Radical Index; and Japanese Reading System Index.
  • * 2000 , Russian Language Journal , volume 54, issues 177–179, page 295 (Michigan State University, Department of German & Russian)
  • Its word indices makes(sic) finding individual words easy.

    Usage notes

    * Both plurals are in common use. The OED claims that when referring to a directory listing, the plural indexes should be used.

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