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Spanish translation of “cross”

cross

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. cross- going or placed across cross-winds cross-pieces. 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.
verificar de nuevo, comprobar cotejando con otras fuentes
cross-country adjective across fields etc, not on roads a cross-country run. cross-country skiing noun the sport of skiing with narrow skis across the countryside, through woods etc. cross-examine verb in a court of law, to test or check the previous evidence of (a witness) by questioning him. cross-examination noun cross-eyed adjective having a squint. cross-fire noun the crossing of lines of gunfire from two or more points. at cross-purposes of two or more people, confused about what they are saying or doing because of misunderstanding one another I think we’re talking at cross-purposes. cross-refer verb to give a cross-reference (to) 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.
corte transversal
a sample as representative of the whole
sección representativa, muestra
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. cross one’s fingers to place a finger across the one next to it, for good luck.
cruzar los dedos
cross out to draw a line through He crossed out all her mistakes.
(Definition of cross from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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