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Translation of "cross" - English-Spanish dictionary

cross

noun /kros/ ( plural crosses)
a symbol formed by two lines placed across each other, eg + or x cruz The cross on the map indicates where the treasure was buried.
two wooden beams placed thus (+), on which Christ was nailed. cruz
the symbol of the Christian religion. cruz
a lasting cause of suffering etc cruz Your rheumatism is a cross you will have to bear.
the result of breeding two varieties of animal or plant cruce, híbrido This dog is a cross between an alsatian and a labrador.
a monument in the shape of a cross. cruz
any of several types of medal given for bravery etc cruz the Victoria Cross.
cross- prefix
going or placed across trans-, a través cross-winds cross-pieces.
of mixed variety cruzado, híbrido a cross-breed.
crossing noun
a place where a road etc may be crossed cruce a pedestrian-crossing a level-crossing.
a journey over the sea travesía 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. ballesta
crossbreed noun
an animal bred from two different breeds cruce, híbrido This bird is a crossbreed between blue and white peacocks.
crossbred adjective
cruzado, híbrido a crossbred dog.
crosscheck verb
to check information, calculations etc by using different sources or a different method verificar de nuevo, comprobar cotejando con otras fuentes This information will then be crosschecked against a gun registration database.
cross-country adjective
across fields etc, not on roads campo a través a cross-country run.
cross-country skiing noun
the sport of skiing with narrow skis across the countryside, through woods etc. esquí de fondo
cross-examine verb
(legal) in a court of law, to test or check the previous evidence of (a witness) by questioning him interrogar (severamente), someter a interrogatorio The defendant’s attorney will have the opportunity to cross-examine the witness.
cross-examination noun
interrogatorio severo She kept her composure under cross-examination.
cross-eyed adjective
having a squint. bizco
crossfire noun
the crossing of lines of gunfire from two or more points fuego cruzado Innocent civilians were caught in the crossfire.
at cross-purposes
of two or more people, confused about what they are saying or doing because of misunderstanding one another (haber un) malentendido I think we’re talking at cross-purposes.
cross-refer verb ( past tense, past participle cross-referred)
to give a cross-reference (to) remitir a 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. remisión, referencia
crossroads noun singular
a place where two or more roads cross or meet encrucijada, cruce 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.
crosswalk noun
(American ) a specially marked area of the road where vehicles must stop to allow people to cross; pedestrian crossing (British) Paso de Zebra
crossword (puzzle) noun
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. crucigrama
cross one’s fingers
to place a finger across the one next to it, for good luck. cruzar los dedos
cross out phrasal verb
to draw a line through tachar He crossed out all her mistakes.
(Definition of cross from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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