Die Übersetzung von "cross" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /kros/ (plural crosses)

a symbol formed by two lines placed across each other, eg + or x.


two wooden beams placed thus (+), on which Christ was nailed.


the symbol of the Christian religion.


a lasting cause of suffering etc

Your rheumatism is a cross you will have to bear.

the result of breeding two varieties of animal or plant

This dog is a cross between an alsatian and a labrador.

a monument in the shape of a cross.


any of several types of medal given for bravery etc

the Victoria Cross.

going or placed across

de travers, traverse

of mixed variety

a cross-breed.
crossing noun

a place where a road etc may be crossed

a pedestrian-crossing
a level-crossing.

a journey over the sea

I was seasick as it was a very rough crossing.
crossbow noun

a medieval type of bow fixed to a shaft with a mechanism for pulling back and releasing the string.

cross-breed noun

an animal bred from two different breeds.

cross-bred adjective

crosscheck verb

to check information, calculations etc by using different sources or a different method.

cross-country adjective

across fields etc, not on roads

à travers champs
a cross-country run.
cross-country skiing noun

the sport of skiing with narrow skis across the countryside, through woods etc.

ski de fond, de randonnée
cross-examine verb

in a court of law, to test or check the previous evidence of (a witness) by questioning him.

faire subir un contre-interrogatoire (à)
cross-examination noun

cross-eyed adjective

having a squint.

qui louche
cross-fire noun

the crossing of lines of gunfire from two or more points.

feux croisés
at cross-purposes

of two or more people, confused about what they are saying or doing because of misunderstanding one another

(il y a) malentendu
I think we’re talking at cross-purposes.
cross-refer verb

to give a cross-reference (to)

renvoyer à
In this dictionary went is cross-referred to go.
cross-reference noun

a reference from one part of a book, list etc to another, eg creptsee creep.

crossroads noun singular

a place where two or more roads cross or meet

At the crossroads we’ll have to decide which road to take.
cross-section noun

(a drawing etc of) the area or surface made visible by cutting through something, eg an apple.

coupe transversale

a sample as representative of the whole

He interviewed a cross-section of the audience to get their opinion of the play.
crossword (puzzle)

a square word-puzzle in which the blanks in a pattern of blank and solid checks are to be filled with words reading across and down, the words being found from clues.

mots croisés
cross one’s fingers

to place a finger across the one next to it, for good luck.

faire une petite prière
cross out

to draw a line through

He crossed out all her mistakes.

(Die Übersetzung von "cross" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)