crisscross : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
  • v  cross in a pattern, often random
  • v  mark with or consist of a pattern of crossed lines
    wrinkles crisscrossed her face
  • v  mark with a pattern of crossing lines
    crisscross the sheet of paper
  • s  marked with crossing lines
  • r  crossing one another in opposite directions

  • In a scientific field so heavily manned, findings routinely crisscross and even minor discoveries can leave a trail of claims and counterclaims, not to mention envy and acrimony .
  • She rides horses to crisscross Tibet's forbidding passes and plateaus.
  • Whether it's silks, jewelry or lacquerware, you can crisscross Nha Tho to your heart's content, spending next year's bonus.
News & Articles

  • Jewelry robberies are typical of gangs attacking industry
    By Aaron Aupperlee, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Gangs of thieves crisscross the country robbing dealers and sales people of backpacks and briefcases full of diamonds, precious gems and jewelry. They stake out ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News
  • Over troubled bridges
    Major Missoula spans classified as structurally deficient by Jessica Mayrer On a recent sunny morning, swallows dart above the Clark Fork River alongside the rusty steel girders that crisscross the Madison Street bridge's underbelly. Looking up from beneath the span on the pedestrian walkway where two women jog, one sees that the 55-year-old Madison, with cement eroding along its edges, is ...
    June 13, 2013 - Missoula Independent
  • A Perilous Grid
    They crisscross the country in a complex maze just below ground level, carrying flammable, dangerous, and highly polluting liquids and poisonous gases. They are capable of catastrophic failures that have killed people and devastated property. They corrode, they leak, they explode — and they do it with some regularity. The millions of miles of gas [...]
    June 12, 2013 - Fort Worth Weekly

  • John Ralston Saul in Reuters
    I think what will come out of this series is it's not just 18 famous writers and 20 famous dead people,author John Ralston Saul said at the party to launch the series. "It's like a crisscross pattern of Canada, and you have rediscovered...
  • Han Seung-soo in Korea Times
    Resources are indispensable to our economy. For instance, Chinese leaders Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao have traveled across the world for resource diplomacy,Han said. "I'm ready to crisscross the globe to engage in resource diplomacy. I'll...
  • Brad Childress in Pioneer Press
    He literally could do an event and crisscross the United States and probably the globe every day and get paid astronomical amounts of money,Childress said. "But there's a price to pay for that in terms of wear and tear on your body and...

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