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〔 krɒs 〕


〔 krɒs 〕

Overview of noun cross

The noun cross has 6 senses

  • cross -- (a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece)

  • crisscross, cross, mark -- (a marking that consists of lines that cross each other)

  • Cross -- (a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry)

  • cross, crown of thorns -- (any affliction that causes great suffering; "that is his cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns")

  • hybrid, crossbreed, cross -- ((genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey")

  • hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossing, cross, interbreeding, hybridizing -- ((genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids)

Overview of verb cross

The verb cross has 8 senses

  • traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across -- (travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day")

  • intersect, cross -- (meet at a point)

  • thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk -- (hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent")

  • cross -- (fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs")

  • cross, traverse, span, sweep -- (to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries")

  • cross -- (meet and pass; "the trains crossed")

  • cross -- (trace a line through or across; "cross your `t'")

  • crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed -- (breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed")

Overview of adj cross

The adj cross has 2 senses