from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A reference from one part of a book, index, catalog, or file to another part containing related information.
- transitive v. To provide with cross-references.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A reference or direction in one place in a book or other source of information to information at another place in the same work
- v. To provide something with a cross-reference
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To relegate or refer by a cross-reference; provide with cross-references.
- n. A reference in a book to another title, phrase, or passage in it for further treatment or elucidation of a subject.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work
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I collect the journals of teenagers that have committed suicide and cross-reference them for similarities.
For the members of the learned society of N, numbers are footnotes, a system of cross-reference.
“I just like to cross-reference different recipes to see how things are going to behave,” I say.
So, I ran a computer cross-reference, and similar readings have been detected over the years, and . . .
Hyperlinks allow users to look up any defined term or cross-reference with a single click.
I keep meaning to approach the web more efficiently and keep a TBR, update it regularly, and remember to cross-reference with the library catalog, but I never do.
It's true that if a blogger has been squeeing for weeks about a meeting with Shannon Hale or Holly Black and then reviews one of their books, I might cross-reference to any one of the three hundred reviews on the same subject.
The program, known as Secure Communities, would cross-reference inmates' fingerprints with federal records to identify those who have been deported in the past.
How will we be able to collect information about their purchasing habits and cross-reference with public records databases so we can send them condom and aftershave coupons when they file for divorce?
(To this I would also add the assumption that all manifestations of "traditional" are equal, with cross-reference to the debate surrounding L'Art Saint-Sulpice.)