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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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