Worder - English dictionary
Worder Dictionary

All English words - page 1223

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…

Meanings of Crossover:

noun

A point or place of crossing from one side to the other.

Usage examples:

Since crossovers occurred on either side of each insertion site, interference may act across the in…

Meanings of Crossovers:

noun

A point or place of crossing from one side to the other.

Usage examples:

Since crossovers occurred on either side of each insertion site, interference may act across the in…

Crosspatch

ˈkrɒs.pætʃ

Meanings of Crosspatch:

noun

A bad-tempered person.

Usage examples:

York is bulging at the walls with scrooges, grinches, crotchety crosspatches and other assorted bah…

Crosspatches

ˈkrɒs.pætʃ

Meanings of Crosspatches:

noun

A bad-tempered person.

Usage examples:

York is bulging at the walls with scrooges, grinches, crotchety crosspatches and other assorted bah…

Crosspiece

ˈkrɒspiːs

Meanings of Crosspiece:

noun

A beam or bar fixed or placed across something else.

Usage examples:

Tall pillars of brick with wooden crosspieces

Crosspieces

ˈkrɒspiːs

Meanings of Crosspieces:

noun

A beam or bar fixed or placed across something else.

Usage examples:

Tall pillars of brick with wooden crosspieces

Meanings of Crosspoint:

adjective

(of a screwdriver) having a cross-shaped point for turning cross-head screws.

Usage examples:

The tool features a flat tip and a cross-point screwdriver, scissors, bottle opener and a knife bla…

Meanings of Crosspost:

verb

Post (a message, link, image, etc.) to more than one online location, such as a blog, social media website, or forum.

Usage examples:

The app is set up so that you can easily cross-post your item on craigslist too
noun

A message, link, image, etc. that has been posted to more than one online location.

Usage examples:

This is a cross post from my personal blog

Crossroad

ˈkrɒs.rəʊd

Meanings of Crossroad:

noun

An intersection of two or more roads.

Usage examples:

Donna accelerated, seeing a crossroads ahead

Meanings of Crossroads:

noun

An intersection of two or more roads.

Usage examples:

Donna accelerated, seeing a crossroads ahead

Crossruff

ˈkrɒsrʌf

Meanings of Crossruff:

noun

A sequence of play in bridge or whist in which partners alternately trump each other's leads.

Usage examples:

In this case, your plan will be to play a cross-ruff, by trumping outside suits in both your hand a…
verb

(in bridge or whist) play a cross-ruff.

Usage examples:

The two were cross-ruffing for some time

Crosstalk

ˈkrɒs.tɔːk

Meanings of Crosstalk:

noun

Unwanted transfer of signals between communication channels.

Usage examples:

This was key to avoid unwanted measurement crosstalk that destroys quantum information.

Meanings of Crosstie:

noun

A railway sleeper.

Meanings of Crossties:

noun

A railway sleeper.

Meanings of Crosstown:

adjective

Extending or travelling from one side of a town to the other.

Usage examples:

The cross-town traffic
adverb

From one side of a town to the other.

Usage examples:

She drove us cross-town

Crosstree

ˈkrɒstriːz

Meanings of Crosstree:

noun

A pair of horizontal struts attached to a sailing ship's mast to spread the rigging, especially at the head of a topmast.

Crosstrees

ˈkrɒstriːz

Meanings of Crosstrees:

plural noun

A pair of horizontal struts attached to a sailing ship's mast to spread the rigging, especially at the head of a topmast.

Usage examples:

The horns of the crosstrees are only shown as a cross section where they are situated in the centre…

My Worder

Please register or authorize in order to use all the features of our service.

Random words from our English dictionary

Learn English words everywhere!

All our English words and phrases are available for learning for free in our mobile application.