Meaning of appendix

ap•pen•dix

Pronunciation: (u-pen'diks), [key]
— pl. -dix•es, -di•ces
  1. supplementary material at the end of a book, article, document, or other text, usually of an explanatory, statistical, or bibliographic nature.
  2. an appendage.
    1. a process or projection.
    2. Seevermiform appendix.
  3. the short tube at the bottom of a balloon bag, by which the intake and release of buoyant gas is controlled.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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