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cross-index

[kraws-in-deks, kros-]
verb (used with object)
  1. to provide with cross references or with a cross-referenced index.
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verb (used without object)
  1. to refer by a note or indication of location to related material, as in an index, book, or article; contain cross references: Footnotes cross-index to the appendix and bibliography.
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Origin of cross-index

First recorded in 1890–95
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Historical Examples of cross-indexing

  • Association is memory's method of indexing and cross-indexing.

    Memory

    William Walker Atkinson


British Dictionary definitions for cross-indexing

cross-index

noun
  1. a note or notes referring the reader to other material
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verb
  1. (intr) (of a note in a book) to refer to related material
  2. to provide or be provided with cross-indexes
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