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(krôs′rĕf′ər-əns, -rĕf′rəns, krŏs′-)
A reference from one part of a book, index, catalog, or file to another part containing related information.
tr.v. cross-ref·er·enced, cross-ref·er·enc·ing, cross-ref·er·enc·es
To provide with cross-references.
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(Journalism & Publishing) a reference within a text to another part of the text
(Journalism & Publishing) to cross-refer
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cross′ ref′erence

a reference from one part of a book, index, etc., to related material in another part.


v.t. -ref•er•enced, -ref•er•enc•ing.
1. to provide with cross references.
2. to cross-refer.
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Past participle: cross-referenced
Gerund: cross-referencing

I cross-reference
you cross-reference
he/she/it cross-references
we cross-reference
you cross-reference
they cross-reference
I cross-referenced
you cross-referenced
he/she/it cross-referenced
we cross-referenced
you cross-referenced
they cross-referenced
Present Continuous
I am cross-referencing
you are cross-referencing
he/she/it is cross-referencing
we are cross-referencing
you are cross-referencing
they are cross-referencing
Present Perfect
I have cross-referenced
you have cross-referenced
he/she/it has cross-referenced
we have cross-referenced
you have cross-referenced
they have cross-referenced
Past Continuous
I was cross-referencing
you were cross-referencing
he/she/it was cross-referencing
we were cross-referencing
you were cross-referencing
they were cross-referencing
Past Perfect
I had cross-referenced
you had cross-referenced
he/she/it had cross-referenced
we had cross-referenced
you had cross-referenced
they had cross-referenced
I will cross-reference
you will cross-reference
he/she/it will cross-reference
we will cross-reference
you will cross-reference
they will cross-reference
Future Perfect
I will have cross-referenced
you will have cross-referenced
he/she/it will have cross-referenced
we will have cross-referenced
you will have cross-referenced
they will have cross-referenced
Future Continuous
I will be cross-referencing
you will be cross-referencing
he/she/it will be cross-referencing
we will be cross-referencing
you will be cross-referencing
they will be cross-referencing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cross-referencing
you have been cross-referencing
he/she/it has been cross-referencing
we have been cross-referencing
you have been cross-referencing
they have been cross-referencing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cross-referencing
you will have been cross-referencing
he/she/it will have been cross-referencing
we will have been cross-referencing
you will have been cross-referencing
they will have been cross-referencing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cross-referencing
you had been cross-referencing
he/she/it had been cross-referencing
we had been cross-referencing
you had been cross-referencing
they had been cross-referencing
I would cross-reference
you would cross-reference
he/she/it would cross-reference
we would cross-reference
you would cross-reference
they would cross-reference
Past Conditional
I would have cross-referenced
you would have cross-referenced
he/she/it would have cross-referenced
we would have cross-referenced
you would have cross-referenced
they would have cross-referenced
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cross-reference - a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work
cite, quotation, reference, mention, acknowledgment, citation, credit - a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
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A. Nremisión f
B. VTponer referencia cruzada a
to cross-reference A to Qhacer una remisión de A a Q, poner en A una nota que remite al usuario a Q
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[ˌkrɒsˈrɛfrəns] nrinvio, rimando
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(kros) plural ˈcrosses noun
1. a symbol formed by two lines placed across each other, eg + or x.
2. two wooden beams placed thus (+), on which Christ was nailed.
3. the symbol of the Christian religion.
4. a lasting cause of suffering etc. Your rheumatism is a cross you will have to bear.
5. the result of breeding two varieties of animal or plant. This dog is a cross between an alsatian and a labrador.
6. a monument in the shape of a cross.
7. any of several types of medal given for bravery etc. the Victoria Cross.
1. to go from one side to the other. Let's cross (the street); This road crosses the swamp.
2. (negative uncross) to place (two things) across each other. He sat down and crossed his legs.
3. to go or be placed across (each other). The roads cross in the centre of town.
4. to meet and pass. Our letters must have crossed in the post.
5. to put a line across. Cross your `t's'.
6. to make (a cheque or postal order) payable only through a bank by drawing two parallel lines across it.
7. to breed (something) from two different varieties. I've crossed two varieties of rose.
8. to go against the wishes of. If you cross me, you'll regret it!
1. going or placed across. cross-winds; cross-pieces.
2. of mixed variety. a cross-breed.
ˈcrossing noun
1. a place where a road etc may be crossed. a pedestrian-crossing; a level-crossing.
2. a journey over the sea. I was seasick as it was a very rough crossing.
ˈcrossbow noun
a medieval type of bow fixed to a shaft with a mechanism for pulling back and releasing the string.
ˈcross-breed noun
an animal bred from two different breeds.
ˈcross-bred adjective
ˌcrossˈcheck verb
to check information, calculations etc by using different sources or a different method.
the act of crosschecking.
cross-ˈcountry adjective
across fields etc, not on roads. a cross-country run.
ˌcross-country ˈskiing noun
the sport of skiing with narrow skis across the countryside, through woods etc.
ˌcross-exˈamine verb
in a court of law, to test or check the previous evidence of (a witness) by questioning him.
ˈcross-exˌamiˈnation noun
ˌcross-ˈeyed adjective
having a squint.
ˈcross-fire noun
the crossing of lines of gunfire from two or more points.
at cross-purposes
of two or more people, confused about what they are saying or doing because of misunderstanding one another. I think we're talking at cross-purposes.
ˌcross-reˈfer verb
to give a cross-reference (to). In this dictionary went is cross-referred to go.
ˌcross-ˈreference noun
a reference from one part of a book, list etc to another, eg crept see creep.
ˈcrossroads noun singular
a place where two or more roads cross or meet. At the crossroads we'll have to decide which road to take.
ˌcross-ˈsection noun
1. (a drawing etc of) the area or surface made visible by cutting through something, eg an apple.
2. a sample as representative of the whole. He interviewed a cross-section of the audience to get their opinion of the play.
crossword (puzzle)
a square word-puzzle in which the blanks in a pattern of blank and solid checks are to be filled with words reading across and down, the words being found from clues.
cross one's fingers
to place a finger across the one next to it, for good luck.
cross out
to draw a line through. He crossed out all her mistakes.
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"Officers were largely deployed to incidents appropriately, but a failure to cross-reference incidents led to them being treated in isolation, and a lost opportunity to recognise the scale of Mr Allen's offending.
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