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noun [countable]     glycemic index pronunciation in American English
/ɡlaɪˌsimɪk ˈɪndeks/
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singularglycemic index
pluralglycemic indexes
  1. a system for measuring how quickly different foods allow the sugar they contain to spread into the blood. Foods that do this slowly are thought to be better for your health.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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