cross-pollination cross-pollination

Definition(s):

  1. (n) fertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers of one flower to the stigma of another
  2. (n) stimulating influence among diverse elements

Usage(s):

  1. CON: Art critics have sneered at Murakami's unapologetic cross-pollination of art and commerce.
  2. Others are worried about possible cross-pollination that could render other plants sterile.
  3. Netbooks are inspiring a flurry of technological cross-pollination between mobile phones and computers.

News

  • Basketball Wives L.A. Star Bambi Brings Her Shimmer To Love And Hip Hop Atlanta

    Well, well, looks like we have a little cross-pollination this week on VH1. During Kirk and Benzino‘s boys’ retreat at the lake on Love And Hip Hop Atlanta, they were pleasantly surprised when their friend Bobby V invited some ladies into the mix, and Basketball Wives L.A. star Bambi was one of them. Bambi and [...]
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Vh1 Blog

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