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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…

Crosswalk

ˈkrɒs.wɔːk

Meanings of Crosswalk:

noun

A marked part of a road where pedestrians have right of way to cross; a pedestrian crossing.

Usage examples:

Detectors were installed to monitor pedestrians only on the crosswalk but not on the footpath.

Crosswalks

ˈkrɒswɔːk

Meanings of Crosswalks:

noun

A marked part of a road where pedestrians have right of way to cross; a pedestrian crossing.

Usage examples:

Detectors were installed to monitor pedestrians only on the crosswalk but not on the footpath.

Crossway

ˈkrɒsweɪ

Meanings of Crossway:

noun

A road that crosses a main road or joins two main roads.

Usage examples:

The route will also form part of the m50 southern crossway which is due to reach central park by th…

Meanings of Crossways:

adverb

Another term for crosswise.

noun

A road that crosses a main road or joins two main roads.

Meanings of Crosswind:

noun

A wind blowing across one's direction of travel.

Usage examples:

A strong crosswind gusting to over thirty knots

Crosswise

ˈkrɒs.waɪz

Meanings of Crosswise:

adverb

In the form of a cross.

Usage examples:

Their arms were held out crosswise

Meanings of Crossword:

noun

A puzzle consisting of a grid of squares and blanks into which words crossing vertically and horizontally are written according to clues.

Usage examples:

She settled down to do the crossword

Crosswords

ˈkrɒswəːd

Meanings of Crosswords:

noun

A puzzle consisting of a grid of squares and blanks into which words crossing vertically and horizontally are written according to clues.

Usage examples:

She settled down to do the crossword

Crosswort

ˈkrɒswəːt

Meanings of Crosswort:

noun

A yellow-flowered european plant related to the bedstraws, with leaves arranged in a cross or whorl of four.

Meanings of Crotal:

noun

A common lichen found on rocks, used in scotland to make a golden-brown or reddish-brown dye for staining wool for making tweed.

Usage examples:

At the top of the shore lichens or crotal grow on the rocks, and various species were boiled up wit…

Meanings of Crotch:

noun

The part of the human body between the legs where they join the torso.

Usage examples:

Hip circumference was defined as the widest point, between the iliac crest and the crotch.

Meanings of Crotches:

noun

The part of the human body between the legs where they join the torso.

Usage examples:

Hip circumference was defined as the widest point, between the iliac crest and the crotch.

Crotchet

ˈkrɒtʃ.ət

Meanings of Crotchet:

noun

A note having the time value of a quarter of a semibreve or half a minim, represented by a large solid dot with a plain stem.

Usage examples:

The process was simple: composers strictly followed the metre of the verse, setting long, accented …

Crotchets

ˈkrɒtʃ.ət

Meanings of Crotchets:

noun

A note having the time value of a quarter of a semibreve or half a minim, represented by a large solid dot with a plain stem.

Usage examples:

The process was simple: composers strictly followed the metre of the verse, setting long, accented …

Crotchety

ˈkrɒtʃ.ɪ.ti

Meanings of Crotchety:

adjective

Irritable.

Usage examples:

He was tired and crotchety

Crotons

ˈkrəʊt(ə)n

Meanings of Crotons:

noun

A strong-scented tree, shrub, or herbaceous plant of the spurge family, native to tropical and warm regions. several kinds yield timber and other commercially important products.

Usage examples:

Many of his imports - including hibiscus, azalea, cassia, magnolia, oleander, croton and jasmine - …

Crottle

ˈkrɒt(ə)l

Meanings of Crottle:

noun

A common lichen found on rocks, used in scotland to make a golden-brown or reddish-brown dye for staining wool for making tweed.

Usage examples:

At the top of the shore lichens or crotal grow on the rocks, and various species were boiled up wit…

Crouch

kraʊtʃ

Meanings of Crouch:

verb

Adopt a position where the knees are bent and the upper body is brought forward and down, typically in order to avoid detection or to defend oneself.

Usage examples:

We crouched down in the trench
noun

A crouching stance or posture.

Usage examples:

He dropped into a defensive crouch

Crouched

kraʊtʃ

Meanings of Crouched:

verb

Adopt a position where the knees are bent and the upper body is brought forward and down, typically in order to avoid detection or to defend oneself.

Usage examples:

We crouched down in the trench
noun

A crouching stance or posture.

Usage examples:

He dropped into a defensive crouch

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