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cross (n):
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
Related Words: inghybridisationhybridizationhybridizinginterbreeding
cross (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
Samples
a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey
Related Words: breedhybrid
cross (n):
a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
cross (n):
a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
cross (n):
a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
Related Words: crissmark
cross (n):
any affliction that causes great suffering
Samples
that is his cross to bear.
he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns
cross (v):
meet at a point
Related Words: intersect
cross (v):
breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
Samples
cross a horse and a donkey.
Mendel tried crossbreeding.
these species do not interbreed

Related Words: breedhybridisehybridizeinterbreed
cross (v):
trace a line through or across
Samples
cross your `t'
cross (v):
travel across or pass over
Samples
The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
Related Words: tracktraverse
cross (v):
meet and pass
Samples
the trains crossed
cross (v):
fold so as to resemble a cross
Samples
she crossed her legs
cross (v):
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
Samples
What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge.
foil your opponent

Related Words: foilfrustratethwart
cross (v):
to cover or extend over an area or time period
Samples
Rivers traverse the valley floor.
The parking lot spans 3 acres.
The novel spans three centuries

Related Words: spansweep
cross (s):
annoyed and irritable
Related Words: crabbedcrabbyfussygrouchygrumpy
cross (s):
extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
Samples
cross members should be all steel.
from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully.
transversal vibrations.
transverse colon
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do not take everything but the kitchen sink with you.

Gereksiz şeyleri yanına alma
a lot of different things, many of which you do not need We were only going away for the weekend, but Jack insisted on taking everything but the kitchen sink.



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