a reference from one part of a book, index, or the like, to related material, as a word or illustration, in another part.
cross-ref•er•encePronunciation: (krôs'ref'ur-uns, -ref'runs, kros'-), [key]
—v.t., v.i., -enced, -enc•ing.
to provide with cross references: The new encyclopedia is completely cross-referenced.
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