Meaning of cross

Definition of cross

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

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