cross cross  /ˈkrɔs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  2. (n) a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
  3. (n) a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
  4. (n) any affliction that causes great suffering
  5. (n) (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
  6. (n) (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
  7. (v) travel across or pass over
  8. (v) meet at a point
  9. (v) hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  10. (v) fold so as to resemble a cross
  11. (v) to cover or extend over an area or time period
  12. (v) meet and pass
  13. (v) trace a line through or across
  14. (v) breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
  15. (adj) extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
  16. (adj) annoyed and irritable

Usage(s):

  1. The official word on cross-nursing is still nix.
  2. So is cross-nursing, in which mothers breast-feed one another's babies.
  3. I think I have now more or less recovered from the Curious Capitalist family's 11-day cross country road tripalthough I still weigh about 10 pounds more than when we left.

News

  1. North Cross announces honor rolls for middle/upper schools

    Here are the middle school and high school honor rolls at North Cross School: Middle School Honor Roll First Honor Roll Sixth Grade: Miss Emily Frances Allara, Mr. Andrew Patrick Benson, Miss Olivia Anju-Lee Bloch, Miss Emma Margaret Cartledge, Miss Ann Ashley Daniel, Mr. Aidan Thomas Erwin, Miss Mary Triffany H’Doubler, Mr. Nalin Jha, Mr. [...]
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

  2. Holy Cross senior trips

    The Active Seniors of Holy Cross are planning the following trips. For meeting and trip information, call Maxine Beaver at 610-328-1068.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Springfield Press

  3. Red Cross Bash salutes military, raises funds for American Red Cross Coastal Bend-Texas Chapter

    The Red Cross Bash was June 7 at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times

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Quotes

  1. "After considerable outreach to Golden Globe actor nominees and their representatives over the past several weeks, there appears to be unanimous agreement that these actors will not cross WGA picket lines," SAG President Alan Rosenberg said.
    on Jan 4, 2008 By: Alan Rosenberg Source: Reuters

  2. "We hope and we pray that the music will inspire people on the other side to open their hearts," Mehta told the audience of thousands, "and if they are sincere in saying that he is being well taken care of, they will not mind the Red Cross...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Zubin Mehta Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "We cannot tolerate a terrorist sanctuary, and as President, I won't. We need a stronger and sustained partnership between Afghanistan, Pakistan and NATO to secure the border, to take out terrorist camps, and to crack down on cross-border...
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: IBNLive.com

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