from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To refer (a reader) from one part or passage to another.
- intransitive v. To make a cross-reference.
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- v. To make or use a cross-reference
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. to refer from one entry to another, as in catalogues, books, and lists.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. refer from one entry to another, as in catalogues, books, and lists
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I have always been able to cross-refer through the search facility so I think Ravi is correct.
Darwin's own notes cross-refer to his prose works according to his sometimes complicated systems of sections and subsections,
The first three contributions cross-refer to the concerns triangulated by the work of Hogle, Castle and Crary, and as such help frame the last two.
Cape Town and Johannesburg would have complete access to the database, which will be used to verify and cross-refer written information from victims and perpetrators.
When appearing as cross-refer - ences, titles of articles are often given in abbreviated form.
Asked if computer systems today allowed the service to cross-refer information between their databases and those of West Yorkshire police, Witness G said: "It might do."
Take for instance, the referral nexus prevailing among doctors wherein they cross-refer patients to each other, offering a cut for each patient referred.
"By having a team that can cross-refer to each other, when appropriate, we enable the client/patient to have a fully integrated treatment and hopefully resolve their problem more effectively."
In collegial environments, people might join forces and publish jointly (Like Wallace and Darwin did), or at least cross-refer to each other's work, but in adversarial environments where money is the prize, secrecy becomes important.
He’s scared to death of courts remanding to the NAD: no discovery, no cross-examinations, pick and choose evidence — for the court to treat it as quasi-judicial and stay cases and cross-refer is very dangerous.