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Definitions of cross:
  • noun:   a cross as an emblem of Christianity; used in heraldry
  • noun:   a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun:   any affliction that causes great suffering
    Example: "That is his cross to bear"
  • noun:   marking consisting of crossing lines
  • noun:   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
    Example: "A mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
  • noun:   (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
  • verb:   to cover or extend over an area or time period
  • verb:   trace a line through or across
    Example: "Cross your `t'"
  • verb:   meet and pass
    Example: "The trains crossed"
  • verb:   fold so as to resemble a cross
    Example: "She crossed her legs"
  • verb:   breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
    Example: "Cross a horse and a donkey"
  • verb:   meet at a point
  • verb:   travel across or pass over
  • verb:   hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  • adjective:   perversely irritable
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 3225 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #349)

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