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  • n  a reference at one place in a work to information at another place in the same work

  • It focuses on unique marks on the human face--cheekbones, tip of the nose--and can cross-reference pictures with databases, much to the interest of law-enforcement and intelligence .
  • The more data the parties have, and the more ways they search, collate, cross-reference and puree them, using data-mining kung fu perfected by generations of direct marketers, the .
  • The fact that he is covered in fur also provides her with a rebellious cross-reference; her domineering parents were, in fact, famous New York furriers.
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  • Email yes, guns no
    By Tribune-Review Let me get this straight. The government can put my phone calls and emails into a giant database, then compare and cross-reference them with billions ...
    June 17, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News

  • Terry Butcher in Daily Mail
    Butcher said: "You get names and targets but you want to cross-reference them with people you know. So you go off and do your homework and get to the point where you're ready to make an offer, only to find out they've got an offer from somewhere...

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