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Engelsk tillægsord: cross

1. cross extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCross members should be all steel.
From the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully.
Transversal vibrations.
Transverse colon.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)thwartwise, transversal, transverse


Termer med lignende betydningcrosswise


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)lengthways, lengthwise

2. cross annoyed and irritable


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bad-tempered, crabbed, crabby, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, ill-tempered


Termer med lignende betydningill-natured


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)good-natured


Engelsk navneord: cross

1. cross (om genstand) a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece


Mindre specifikke termerconstruction, structure

2. cross (om egenskab) a marking that consists of lines that cross each other


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)crisscross, mark


Mindre specifikke termermarking

3. Cross (om genstand) a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry


Mindre specifikke termeremblem


Mere specifikke termerCalvary cross, Celtic cross, cross of Calvary, cross of Lorraine, crucifix, Greek cross, Jerusalem cross, Latin cross, Lorraine cross, Maltese cross, papal cross, patriarchal cross, rood, rood-tree, saltire, St. Andrew's cross, St. Anthony's cross, tau cross

4. cross (om tilstand) any affliction that causes great suffering


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat is his cross to bear.
He bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)crown of thorns


Mindre specifikke termeraffliction

5. cross (om dyr) (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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)crossbreed, hybrid


Mindre specifikke termerbeing, organism


Mere specifikke termerdihybrid, monohybrid


Overordnet emneområdegenetic science, genetics

6. cross (om handling) (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)crossbreeding, crossing, hybridisation, hybridization, hybridizing, interbreeding


Mindre specifikke termerconjugation, coupling, mating, pairing, sexual union, union


Mere specifikke termerdihybrid cross, monohybrid cross, reciprocal, reciprocal cross, test-cross, testcross


Overordnet emneområdegenetic science, genetics


Engelsk udsagnsord: cross

1. cross (om bevægelse) travel across or pass over


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe caravan covered almost 100 miles each day.


Eksempler på anvendelseThese men cross the river


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cover, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track, traverse


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termergo across, go through, pass


Mere specifikke termerbridge, course, crisscross, drive, ford, hop, jaywalk, stride, take, tramp, walk

2. cross (om bevægelse) meet at a point


Eksempler på anvendelseOur properties cross at this point, His fields cross mine at this point


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)intersect


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termercome across, encounter, meet, run across, run into, see


Mere specifikke termercross

3. cross (om adfærd) hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge.
Foil your opponent.


Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot cross Sue


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)baffle, bilk, foil, frustrate, queer, scotch, spoil, thwart


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerforbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent


Mere specifikke termerdash, disappoint, let down, ruin, short-circuit

4. cross (om bevægelse) fold so as to resemble a cross


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe crossed her legs.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfold, fold up, turn up


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)uncross

5. cross (om tilstand) to cover or extend over an area or time period


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRivers traverse the valley floor.
The parking lot spans 3 acres.
The novel spans three centuries.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)span, sweep, traverse


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercontinue, cover, extend

6. cross (om bevægelse) meet and pass


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe trains crossed.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termercross, intersect


Mere specifikke termerdecussate

7. cross (om tilvejebringelse) trace a line through or across


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCross your `t'.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerwrite

8. cross (om relation) breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCross a horse and a donkey.
Mendel tried crossbreeding.
These species do not interbreed.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)crossbreed, hybridise, hybridize, interbreed


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbreed


Mere specifikke termerbackcross









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