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What is the plural of the word "index"? It seems that there are two that are acceptable: "indexes" and "indices". I happen to prefer "indices" but I was wondering if one was generally preferred over the other.

I am using "index" as a programming term to indicate the position of an element in a array.

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merged by nohat Mar 14 '12 at 6:42

this question was merged with “Indexes” or “indices”? because it is an exact duplicate of that question.

protected by RegDwigнt Dec 14 '11 at 22:24

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