indexing

noun
in·​dex·​ing | \ ˈin-ˌdek-siŋ How to pronounce indexing (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Premium amenities have been over-indexing significantly since moviegoing has been picking up again. Ryan Faughnderstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 1 June 2022 The indexing is based on the national average wage (NAW) amount in the year that a person reaches 60. Laurence Kotlikoff, Forbes, 19 May 2022 Tesla, meanwhile, is among the major companies where the likes of indexing pioneer Vanguard Group or BlackRock are among the top shareholders. Joanna Ossinger, Fortune, 5 May 2022 Last month the Kentucky General Assembly voted to override Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto of an unemployment indexing bill that should spur more Kentuckians to join the workforce and begin to fill the more than 160,000 job openings in the state. Bryan Sunderland, WSJ, 29 Apr. 2022 In 2019, Google rolled out the mobile-first indexing update. Yec, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 Such comprehensive indexing was a bold and ambitious effort, and also a complex and confusing one. Peter J Reilly, Forbes, 23 Dec. 2021 Due to Maryland not inflation indexing there is a higher income level that pushes a taxpayer into the next tax bracket, which is not keeping pace with inflation. Baltimore Sun, 18 May 2022 One chapter of the book is devoted to failed 18th-century efforts to popularize the indexing of fiction more generally. Barbara Spindel, The Christian Science Monitor, 10 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of indexing

1974, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2022

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“Indexing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indexing. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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