Definition of Cross-reference

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

Exact synonyms: Cross-index
Generic synonyms: Acknowledgment, Citation, Cite, Credit, Mention, Quotation, Reference
Derivative terms: Cross-index



Definition of Cross-reference

1. Noun. A reference or direction in one place in a book or other source of information to information at another place in the same work ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To provide something with a cross-reference ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cross-reference

cross-processing
cross-purpose
cross-purposes
cross-question
cross-questioner
cross-ratio
cross-reacting agglutinin
cross-reacting antibody
cross-reacting material
cross-reactive antibody
cross-reactivities
cross-reactivity
cross-reading
cross-readings
cross-refer
cross-reference (current term)
cross-referenced
cross-references
cross-referencing
cross-resistance
cross-section
cross-section(a)
cross-sectional
cross-sectional echocardiography
cross-sectional method
cross-sectional study
cross-sell
cross-sentential
cross-shaped
cross-shot

Literary usage of Cross-reference

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

1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"A tombstone might seem a strange place on which to find a cross-reference. In Barnes church-yard, England, the following inscription appears on the monument ..."

2. Indexing: A Handbook of Instruction by George Edward Brown (1921)
"For convenient citation in this manual a cross- reference of this kind may ... The Reciprocal Cross-Reference 5. Other expedients impose the necessity of a ..."

3. Inventory of Unpublished Material for American Religious History in by William Henry Allison (1910)
"... library in chronological order; in the card index, the contents are fairly completely calendared; there is also a cross-reference catalogue of names. ..."

4. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1906)
"200, and the cases cited in the cross-reference note thereto; Barnes v. Huntley, 188 Mass. 274, ante, p. 462. MISSOURI, KANSAS AND TEXAS RAILWAY COMPANY v. ..."

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