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cross reference

noun
1.
a reference from one part of a book, index, or the like, to related material, as a word or illustration, in another part.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35

cross-reference

[kraws-ref-er-uh ns, -ref-ruh ns, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈrɛf ər əns, -ˈrɛf rəns, ˈkrɒs-/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), cross-referenced, cross-referencing.
1.
to provide with cross references:
The new encyclopedia is completely cross-referenced.
Origin
1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for cross reference

cross-reference

noun
1.
a reference within a text to another part of the text
verb
2.
to cross-refer
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Word Origin and History for cross reference

cross-reference

n.

also crossreference, cross reference, 1834, from cross (adj.) + reference (n.). As a verb by 1902.

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