Explicație cross în Dicționarul Englez Englez

cross

(krs )

substantiv
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
substantiv
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"

substantiv
a cross as an emblem of Christianity
used in heraldry
substantiv
a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
substantiv
marking consisting of crossing lines
substantiv
any affliction that causes great suffering
"that is his cross to bear"
"he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns"

verb
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"

verb
trace a line through or across
"cross your `t''"

verb
travel across or pass over
"The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

verb
meet and pass
"the trains crossed"

verb
fold so as to resemble a cross
"she crossed her legs"

verb
meet at a point
verb
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
"What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth''s amazing September surge"
"foil your opponent"

verb
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"

adjectiv
perversely irritable




Sinonime:
(substantiv) crossing, hybrid, hybridization, mark
(adjectiv) bad-tempered, crabbed, fussy, grumpy, ill-tempered
(verb) baffle, bilk, cover, foil, frustrate, hybridize, interbreed, intersect, queer, scotch, span, spoil, sweep, thwart, track, traverse