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Meanings of Crosscourt:

adverb

Diagonally across the court.

Usage examples:

He tries to drive the ball cross-court
adjective

(of a stroke in tennis and other racket sports) hit diagonally across the court.

Usage examples:

A cross-court volley

Meanings of Crosscurrent:

noun

A current in a river or sea which flows across another.

Usage examples:

She watched the launches bounce into the choppy cross-current

Meanings of Crosscurrents:

noun

A current in a river or sea which flows across another.

Usage examples:

She watched the launches bounce into the choppy cross-current

Crosscut

ˈkrɒskʌt

Meanings of Crosscut:

verb

Cut (wood or stone) across its main grain or axis.

Usage examples:

They cross-cut the timber before its removal
noun

A diagonal cut, especially one across the main grain or axis of wood or stone.

Usage examples:

A professional-quality miter box or, preferably, a 10-inch power miter saw are required for the pre…
adjective

(of a file) having two sets of grooves crossing each other diagonally.

Meanings of Crosscuts:

noun

Cut (wood or stone) across its main grain or axis.

Usage examples:

They cross-cut the timber before its removal

Meanings of Crosscutting:

verb

Cut (wood or stone) across its main grain or axis.

Usage examples:

They cross-cut the timber before its removal

Meanings of Crossed:

verb

Go or extend across or to the other side of (an area, stretch of water, etc.).

Usage examples:

She has crossed the atlantic twice
noun

A mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or ×)

Usage examples:

Place a cross against the preferred choice
adjective

Annoyed.

Usage examples:

He seemed to be very cross about something

Meanings of Crossed-wires:

idiom

To have a different understanding of the same situation

Usage examples:

We must have got our wires crossed – i thought she was arriving tomorrow, not today.

Crosser

krɒs

Meanings of Crosser:

verb

If you cross a cheque, you draw two lines across the middle of it to show that it must be paid into a bank account

Usage examples:

A crossed cheque

Crosses

krɒs

Meanings of Crosses:

noun

A mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or ×).

Usage examples:

Place a cross against the preferred choice
verb

Go or extend across or to the other side of (an area, stretch of water, etc.).

Usage examples:

She has crossed the atlantic twice
adjective

Annoyed.

Usage examples:

He seemed to be very cross about something

Meanings of Crossest:

verb

If you cross a cheque, you draw two lines across the middle of it to show that it must be paid into a bank account

Usage examples:

A crossed cheque

Crossfire

ˈkrɒs.faɪər

Meanings of Crossfire:

noun

Gunfire from two or more directions passing through the same area.

Usage examples:

A photographer was killed in crossfire

Meanings of Crossflow:

noun

A type of engine cylinder head where the intake ports are on the opposite side of the engine from the exhaust ports.

Usage examples:

This modern four-cylinder powerplant boasts a multipoint fuel injection, a crossflow cylinder head …

Meanings of Crosshair:

noun

A pair of fine wires crossing at right angles at the focus of an optical instrument or gunsight, for use in positioning, aiming, or measuring.

Usage examples:

I raised the rifle and got the deer in the cross hairs

Meanings of Crosshairs:

noun

A pair of fine wires crossing at right angles at the focus of an optical instrument or gunsight, for use in positioning, aiming, or measuring.

Usage examples:

I raised the rifle and got the deer in the cross hairs

Meanings of Crosshatch:

verb

(in drawing or graphics) shade (an area) with intersecting sets of parallel lines.

Usage examples:

A painting depicting real and mythical animals precisely cross-hatched in ochre pigments

Crosshatched

ˈkrɒshatʃ

Meanings of Crosshatched:

verb

(in drawing or graphics) shade (an area) with intersecting sets of parallel lines.

Usage examples:

A painting depicting real and mythical animals precisely cross-hatched in ochre pigments

Crossing

ˈkrɒs.ɪŋ

Meanings of Crossing:

noun

A place where roads or railway lines cross.

Usage examples:

A stream of cars was waiting for the railway crossing barriers to be opened
verb

Go or extend across or to the other side of (an area, stretch of water, etc.).

Usage examples:

She has crossed the atlantic twice

Meanings of Crossing-out:

phrasal verb

To draw a line through something you have written, usually because it is wrong

Usage examples:

If you think it's wrong, cross it out and write it again.

Meanings of Crossings:

noun

A place where roads or railway lines cross.

Usage examples:

A stream of cars was waiting for the railway crossing barriers to be opened

Meanings of Crosslight:

noun

A light positioned to illuminate the parts of a photographic subject which the main lighting leaves in shade.

Usage examples:

Keep the light a little high and put a cross light on her to bring the cheekbones out

Meanings of Crosslink:

noun

A chemical bond between different chains of atoms in a polymer or other complex molecule.

Crossly

ˈkrɒs.li

Meanings of Crossly:

adverb

In an annoyed or angry way

Usage examples:

"he's so unreliable!" she said crossly., "of course not," he denied crossly.

Crossopterygian

ˌkrɒsɒptəˈrɪdʒɪən

Meanings of Crossopterygian:

noun

A lobe-finned fish, such as the coelacanth.

Usage examples:

The sarcopterygians include the lungfish, together with the crossopterygians, which are composed of…
adjective

Relating to crossopterygians.

Usage examples:

Latimeria is a ‘living fossil,’ a single surviving species of the old lineage of crossopterygian fi…

Meanings of Crossopterygii:

noun

A lobe-finned fish, such as the coelacanth.

Usage examples:

The sarcopterygians include the lungfish, together with the crossopterygians, which are composed of…
adjective

Relating to crossopterygians.

Usage examples:

Latimeria is a ‘living fossil,’ a single surviving species of the old lineage of crossopterygian fi…

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