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1cross–reference

noun cross–ref·er·ence \ˈkrs-ˈre-fərn(t)s, -ˈre-f(ə-)rən(t)s\

: a note in a book (such as a dictionary) that tells you where to look for more information

Full Definition of CROSS-REFERENCE

:  a notation or direction at one place (as in a book or filing system) to pertinent information at another place
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First Known Use of CROSS-REFERENCE

1834

2cross–reference

verb

: to supply (something, such as a book) with cross-references

Full Definition of CROSS-REFERENCE

transitive verb
1
:  to supply with cross-references <cross–reference a book>
2
:  to research, verify, or organize by means of cross-references <cross–reference information>

First Known Use of CROSS-REFERENCE

1902
CROSS-REFERENCE Defined for Kids

cross–reference

noun cross–ref·er·ence \ˈkrs-ˈre-fə-rəns, -ˈre-frəns\

Definition of CROSS-REFERENCE for Kids

:  a note (as in a dictionary) that directs a user to information at another place

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