cross-index
cross-index cross-index n. a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work.

Syn: cross-reference. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cross-index — v. t. to provide cross references in (a book or other document). Syn: cross reference. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cross-index — [krôs′in΄deks΄] vt., vi. to provide (a reference book, index, etc.) with systematic cross references …   English World dictionary

  • cross-index — I noun a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work • Syn: ↑cross reference • Hypernyms: ↑citation, ↑cite, ↑acknowledgment, ↑credit, ↑reference …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-index — /kraws in deks, kros /, v.t. 1. to provide with cross references or with a cross referenced index. v.i. 2. to refer by a note or indication of location to related material, as in an index, book, or article; contain cross references: Footnotes… …   Universalium

  • cross index — noun a note or cross reference which refers the reader to other material. verb (cross index) index (something) under another heading as a cross reference …   English new terms dictionary

  • cross-index — transitive verb Date: 1892 1. to index (an item) under a second or under more than one heading 2. to supply (as a book) with a cross referenced index • cross index noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cross-index — cross′ in′dex v. t. 1) to provide with cross references or with a cross referenced index 2) to provide cross references • Etymology: 1890–95 cross′ in′dex, n …   From formal English to slang

  • cross-index — /krɒs ˈɪndɛks/ (say kros indeks) noun 1. a note, or a group of notes referring the reader to material elsewhere. –verb (t) 2. to provide with cross references. –verb (i) 3. to contain cross references; to refer to related material as in a book,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cross index — a note or group of notes referring the reader to material elsewhere. * * * …   Universalium

  • cross index — a note or group of notes referring the reader to material elsewhere …   Useful english dictionary

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