Definition of Cross-index
1. Noun. A reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work.
Generic synonyms: Acknowledgment, Citation, Cite, Credit, Mention, Quotation, Reference
2. Verb. Make an index that refers from one point to the next. "These references are cross-indexed"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cross-index
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 ..."