cross (n):(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids 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 speciesSamplesa mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey 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 cross (n):any affliction that causes great sufferingSamplesthat is his cross to bear.
he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns
cross (v):meet at a point cross (v):breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varietiesSamplescross a horse and a donkey.
Mendel tried crossbreeding.
these species do not interbreed
cross (v):trace a line through or acrossSamplescross your `t' cross (v):travel across or pass overSamplesThe caravan covered almost 100 miles each day cross (v):meet and passSamplesthe trains crossed cross (v):fold so as to resemble a crossSamplesshe crossed her legs cross (v):hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) ofSamplesWhat ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge.
foil your opponent
cross (v):to cover or extend over an area or time periodSamplesRivers traverse the valley floor.
The parking lot spans 3 acres.
The novel spans three centuries
cross (s):annoyed and irritable cross (s):extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axisSamplescross members should be all steel.
from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully.
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1048-1131)
Wear your heart on your sleeve
Display one's emotions openly.