crosscutting crosscutting


  1. (n) a diagonal path
  2. (n) a route shorter than the usual one
  3. (v) cut using a diagonal line



  1. With its crosscutting, interconnected story lines, Syriana is essentially Traffic with oil instead of drugs.
  2. The most abused device is ironic crosscutting.


  • The NSTA Reader’s Guide to the Next Generation Science Standards

    The Next Generation Science Standards  aim to better prepare U.S. students for the rigor of career and college-level scientific study by stressing the importance and integration of the three dimensions: science and engineering practices, disciplinary core ideas, and crosscutting concepts.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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