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1 A part of a measuring instrument that indicates the reading by its position relative to a graduated scale.

2 A term sometimes used for the zero point of such a scale.

3 A numerical value, often mathematically derived, that indicates the intensity of a particular phenomenon (such as the Cold Tongue Index or the North Atlantic Oscillation index).

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.


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