1. [ noun ] (transportation) traveling across
Related terms: travel ford traversal traverse
2. [ noun ] a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
Synonyms: crossover crosswalk
Related terms: path grade_separation pedestrian_crossing school_crossing traverse
3. [ adjective ] extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
Synonyms: transverse cross thwartwise transversal

"cross members should be all steel" "from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully" "transversal vibrations" "transverse colon"

Related terms: crosswise
4. [ noun ] a junction where one street or road crosses another
Synonyms: intersection crossroad carrefour crossway
Related terms: confluence junction corner level_crossing road
5. [ noun ] (mathematics) a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect
Related terms: point intersect
6. [ noun ] (geography) a shallow area in a stream that can be forded
Synonyms: ford
Related terms: body_of_water stream
7. [ noun ] (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
Synonyms: hybridisation crossbreeding cross interbreeding hybridizing hybridization
Related terms: coupling reciprocal dihybrid_cross test-cross monohybrid_cross genetics crossbreed
8. [ noun ] (transportation) a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)
Related terms: voyage traverse
Similar spelling:   Crossin