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Words nearby cross index
Definition for cross index (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of cross-index
Example sentences from the Web for cross index
To locate his folder, a cross-index is necessary, as it is not possible to remember the numbers of all correspondents.
A most satisfactory plan is to file one copy numerically and one alphabetically, making a cross-index.
The book was also used for a cross-index to the names of individual correspondents.
A very satisfactory form of card for this cross-index is shown in Fig. 2, which also shows the manner of filing.
This would be exactly like the cross-index shown in Fig. 16, except that the number would be omitted.