Definition of Cross-index

1. Noun. A reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work.




2. Verb. Make an index that refers from one point to the next. "These references are cross-indexed"
Generic synonyms: Index

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cross-index

cross-fertilization
cross-fertilize
cross-file
cross-foster
cross-fostered
cross-fostering
cross-fosters
cross-garnet
cross-garnets
cross-grained
cross-hatch
cross-hatched
cross-hatches
cross-hatching
cross-hybridisation
cross-index (current term)
cross-infection
cross-jack yard
cross-jack yards
cross-kick
cross-lag
cross-leaved heath
cross-legged
cross-light
cross-linguistic
cross-linguistically
cross-link
cross-linkage
cross-linked
cross-linking reagent

Literary usage of Cross-index

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"Failure of a register of deeds to properly index and cross-index a mortgage on timber, as required by Revisa! 1905, §§ 2658, 2665, does not render him ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"To obviate this difficulty a buff-colored cross index slip is used. The slide itself is placed under " Amyloid Degeneration,'' while its position and number ..."

3. Index of 1180 post-mortems of the insane: State Hospital for the Insane ...by Henry J. Sommer, Allen John Smith by Henry J. Sommer, Allen John Smith (1908)
"Part 1, General Index of Post-mortems; Part 2, Cross Index and Part 3, Index of Museum. Part 2 is sub-divided into four sections: Section 1, Clinical Types ..."

4. Indexing and Filing: A Manual of Standard Practice by Eugene Russell Hudders (1916)
"Ordinarily no cross-index card would be required for this item, ... If for any reason it was considered desirable to cross-index such items, the card would ..."

5. The Engineers' Review (1905)
"It is well to " cross index," as it is called, ie, have two or more cards ... A liberal use of the cross index is an excellent thing because one's mind does ..."

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