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cross noun

  /kɹɑs/ , /kɹɒs/ , /kɹɔs/
  • A geometrical figure consisting of two straight lines or bars intersecting each other such that at least one of them is bisected by the other.
  • (heraldiccharge) Any geometric figure having this or a similar shape, such as a cross of Lorraine or a Maltese cross.
  • A wooden post with a perpendicular beam attached and used (especially in the Roman Empire) to execute criminals (by crucifixion).
  • (Christianity) The Crucifix, the cross on which Christ was crucified.
  • (figurative, from Christ's bearing of the cross) A difficult situation that must be endured.
  • A place where roads intersect and lead off in four directions; a crossroad (common in UK and Irish place names such as Gerrards Cross).
  • (Christianity) A hand gesture made in imitation of the shape of the Cross; sign of the Cross.
signe de croix, croix
  • (boxing) A hook thrown over the opponent's punch.
direct du bras arrière

cross verb

  /kɹɑs/ , /kɹɒs/ , /kɹɔs/
  • (football) To pass the ball from one side of the pitch to the other side.
traverser, franchir
  • To make or form a cross.
  • (intransitive) To travel in a direction or path that will intersect with that of another.
  • To mark with an X.
  • (transitive) To contradict (another) or frustrate the plans of.
contrecarrer, déjouer
  • (reflexive, to cross oneself) To make the sign of the cross over oneself.
faire le signe de la croix, signer

cross adjective

  /kɹɑs/ , /kɹɒs/ , /kɹɔs/
  • (chiefly, British, Ottawa Valley) Bad-tempered, angry, annoyed.
fâché, contrarié
  • Transverse; lying across the main direction.
transversal, transversale
  • (archaic) Opposite, opposed to.

crossing noun

  /ˈkɹɑsɪŋ/ , /ˈkɹɒsɪŋ/ , /ˈkɹɔsɪŋ/ , /ˈkɹɔːsɪŋ/
  • A voyage across a body of water.
  • An intersection where roads, lines, or tracks cross.
carrefour, croisement

crosse noun

  • A lacrosse stick.
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