cross-pollinating cross-pollinating

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of cross-pollination

Usage(s):

  1. Directors, actors and playwrights are cross-pollinating all over the theatrical garden.
  2. Both shows were organized by Manhattan's Asia Society, which was formed in 1957 with the aim of cross-pollinating Eastern and Western cultures.
  3. Not if you are familiar with Hollywood's perennial passion for cross-pollinating ethnic strains.

News

  • Scientific American Launches Food Blog

    Science! Chefs are more regularly turning to science to solve cooking problems, and Bon Appétit and Wired are cross-pollinating food-themed content for print, so it makes perfect sense that Scientific American , which just put out a food issue of its own, has now donned its starchiest lab coat and started a blog about all things raw and cooked. Food Matters will delve into the nitty gritty of a ...
    on September 5, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

Quotes

  • "Study after study has shown we have got to do a better job of cross-pollinating our housing and workforce needs, and rail is one of the best ways to do that. Linking up the two largest cities and points in between in a way that is affordable and...
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: Timothy Murray Source: Worcester Telegram

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