1. extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
- cross members should be all steel
2. annoyed and irritable
Sentences with cross as an adjective:
- At the end of each row were cross benches which linked the rows.
- His actions were perversely cross to his own happiness.
- She was rather cross about missing her train on the first day of the job.
- Please don't get cross at me. (or) Please don't get cross with me.
- cross interrogatories
- cross marriages, as when a brother and sister marry persons standing in the same relation to each other
1. a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
2. a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
3. a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
Definition categories: man–made, emblem
4. any affliction that causes great suffering
- that is his cross to bear
5. (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
6. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
Sentences with cross as a noun:
- Put a cross for a wrong answer and a tick for a right one.
- Criminals were commonly executed on a wooden cross.
- She made the cross after swearing.
- She was wearing a cross on her necklace.
- It's a cross I must bear.
- A quick cross of the road.
1. (archaic) across
- She walked cross the mountains.
2. cross product of the previous vector and the following vector.
- The Lorentz force is q times v cross B.
1. travel across or pass over
2. meet at a point
Similar word(s): intersect
3. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
4. fold so as to resemble a cross
- she crossed her legs
5. to cover or extend over an area or time period
6. meet and pass
- the trains crossed
7. trace a line through or across
- cross your `t'
8. breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
- cross a horse and a donkey
- Mendel tried crossbreeding
Sentences with cross as a verb:
- She frowned and crossed her arms.
- to cross the letter t
- Cross the box which applies to you.
- Why did the chicken cross the road?
- You need to cross the street at the lights.
- Ships crossing from starboard have right-of-way.
- He crossed the ball into the penalty area.
- "You'll rue the day you tried to cross me, Tom Hero!" bellowed the villain.
- They managed to cross a sheep with a goat.