cross index

a note or group of notes referring the reader to material elsewhere. Unabridged


[kraws-in-deks, kros-]
verb (used with object)
to provide with cross references or with a cross-referenced index.
verb (used without object)
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.

1890–95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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World English Dictionary
1.  a note or notes referring the reader to other material
2.  (intr) (of a note in a book) to refer to related material
3.  to provide or be provided with cross-indexes

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Example sentences
One of the products of this work is an on-line cross-index of available mathematical software.
Use of the cross-index grid for the lower extremity is recommended as a teaching tool.
For a name change, a cross-index file shall be made.
However, you can cross-index two or more variables and combine them into a single table.
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