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    cross - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cross

    Definition
    (noun) a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece Definition
    (noun) a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    Synonyms : crisscross , mark
    Definition
    (noun) a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry Definition
    (noun) any affliction that causes great suffering
    Synonyms : crown of thorns
    Example Sentence
    • that is his cross to bear
    • he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns
    Definition
    (noun) (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 species
    Synonyms : crossbreed , hybrid
    Example Sentence
    • a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey
    Definition
    (noun) (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids Definition
    (verb) travel across or pass over
    Example Sentence
    • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
    Definition
    (verb) meet at a point
    Synonyms : intersect
    Definition
    (verb) hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    Synonyms : baffle , bilk , foil , frustrate , queer , scotch , spoil , thwart
    Example Sentence
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent
    Definition
    (verb) fold so as to resemble a cross
    Example Sentence
    • she crossed her legs
    Definition
    (verb) to cover or extend over an area or time period
    Synonyms : span , sweep , traverse
    Example Sentence
    • Rivers traverse the valley floor
    • The parking lot spans 3 acres
    • The novel spans three centuries
    Definition
    (verb) meet and pass
    Example Sentence
    • the trains crossed
    Definition
    (verb) trace a line through or across
    Example Sentence
    • cross your `t'
    Definition
    (verb) breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
    Example Sentence
    • cross a horse and a donkey
    • Mendel tried crossbreeding
    • these species do not interbreed
    Definition
    (adj) extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
    Example Sentence
    • cross members should be all steel
    • from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully
    • transversal vibrations
    • transverse colon
    Definition
    (adj) annoyed and irritable
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you try typing "X"(a cross)..yu wu'd get a angry smiley .....

after so much hardwork ,when ur teacher gives u a CROSS on ur answer sheet, u bcum angry, pissed off, loose ur sense of humour and decide to work even harder

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