crisscrossed crisscrossed  /ˈkrɪ ˌskrɔst/


  • (adj) marked with crossing lines


  1. Windowless, glass-walled and crisscrossed with chutes and conveyors, it will be the last word in department-store merchandising.
  2. In pursuit of this dream, he has crisscrossed these harsh lands, where violence against both animals and humans is a way of life.
  3. Italy's boot-shaped peninsula is crisscrossed by two fault lines, with about 20 million of its 57 million residents at risk from earthquakes.


  1. ODU intensifies recruiting as part of FBS transition

    NORFOLK — At Old Dominion World Football Headquarters, workdays begin at 6 a.m. and often stretch well into the evenings. Helmets and pads were shelved weeks ago, but coaches crisscrossed the country and assistants scoured the Internet researching prospects and schools.        
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Daily Press

  2. Driver Sought In High-Speed Chase

    Late Saturday night, a driver led law enforcement on a high-speed chase that crisscrossed the Missouri River several times. By the time it ended, the driver escaped on foot while a passenger was arrested. Wednesday, Omaha police released the video taken that night from the perspective of the police helicopter.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: WOWT Omaha

  3. The fake train robbery

    Before highways crisscrossed the state, carving concrete trails from Detroit to Grand Rapids and Monroe to Sault Ste. Marie, train tracks snaked across the landscape, guiding steam-puffing locomotives through Michigan’s hardy wilderness.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: City Pulse

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