- cross-ven|ti|la|tion «KRS VEHN tuh LAY shuhn, KROS-», noun.ventilation from two sources, as opposite windows in a room.
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cross-pol|li|na|tion — «KRS POL uh NAY shuhn, KROS », noun. 1. the transfer of pollen from the anther of one flower to the stigma of another, on the same plant or on another plant of the same species. Insects and wind are agents of cross pollination. 2. = cross… … Useful english dictionary
cross-mod|u|la|tion — «KRS MOJ u LAY shuhn, KROS », noun. Electronics. a distortion or interference occurring when the carrier of a desired signal is modulated by an unwanted signal, as in radio transmission: »Watch for “cross modulation,” the undesirable presence of… … Useful english dictionary
cross-fertilization — cross fer·til·iza·tion or Brit cross fer·til·isa·tion .fərt əl ə zā shən n fertilization in which the gametes are produced by separate individuals or sometimes by individuals of different kinds … Medical dictionary
tion — ab·bre·vi·a·tion; ab·di·ca·tion; ab·duc·tion; ab·er·ra·tion; ab·er·ra·tion·al; ab·jec·tion; ab·junc·tion; ab·ju·ra·tion; ab·lac·ta·tion; ab·la·tion; ab·lu·tion; ab·mi·gra·tion; ab·ne·ga·tion; ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom;… … English syllables
cross-sec|tion — cross section, 1. the act of cutting anything across: »She sliced tomatoes for a salad by making a series of cross sections. 2. a piece cut in this way: »A cross section of muscular tissue was observed under a microscope. 3. a) a drawing or… … Useful english dictionary
cross section — cross′ sec tion n. 1) math. a section made by a plane cutting something transversely, esp. at right angles to the longest axis 2) a representative sample showing all characteristic parts, relationships, etc., of the whole 3) sur a vertical… … From formal English to slang
cross-im|mu|ni|za|tion — «KRS IHM yu nuh ZAY shuhn, KROS », noun. the state or condition of having cross immunity: »A cross immunization test is one which seeks to find out whether antibodies to one virus will neutralize a different virus (Scientific American) … Useful english dictionary
cross-ques|tion — «KRS KWEHS chuhn, KROS », verb, noun. –v.t. to question closely; cross examine. –n. a question asked in cross examining … Useful english dictionary
cross-sec|tion|al — «KRS SEHK shuh nuhl, KROS », adjective. of, having to do with, or covering a cross section: »Basketball is native in origin and cross sectional in appeal … Useful english dictionary
cross-ex|am|i|na|tion — «KRS ihg ZAM uh NAY shuhn, KROS », noun. 1. an examination to check a previous examination: »A lawyer questions witnesses for the opposing side by cross examination to test the truth of their evidence. 2. a close or severe questioning … Useful english dictionary