- acrosomal granule,
- acrosomal vesicle,
- across the board,
Origin of across
Examples from the Web for across
The wives have been traveling for years across the globe to bring attention to the case.Of Cuban Spies, a Baby, and a Filmmaker: The Strange Tale of the Cuban Five|Nina Strochlic|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were across the street from a fire station, close enough for his daughter to yell for help.
How do you find the materials, and how do you manage to get them across New York to the sites?#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project|James Joiner|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And this is a poll, remember, not of Latinos, or of Cuban-Americans across the country.
In the past, union officials have appeared at numerous peaceful protests in New York and across the country.The High-Priced Union Rep Charged With Attacking a Cop|Jacob Siegel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Across the street he saw a window with a display of camping equipment, portable stoves, boots, rifles.It Could Be Anything|John Keith Laumer
Sahwah suggested that we print our inquiry on a pennant and fasten it across the front of the car.The Campfire Girls Go Motoring|Hildegard G. Frey
There's two hundred on our side, but the Yankees'll ride through in the dark and get across before the redcoats are awake.True to the Old Flag|G. A. Henty
Across the entrance the floor sloped up to the rocky ridge, of which Mr. Rogers had spoken; and beyond the ridge lay the pool.Major Vigoureux|A. T. Quiller-Couch
Across the deck, in front of the kaiak-ring, six thongs are usually fastened, and from three to five behind the rower.Eskimo Life|Fridtjof Nansen
Word Origin for across
early 14c., acros, earlier a-croiz (c.1300), from Anglo-French an cros "in a crossed position," literally "on cross" (see cross (n.)). Prepositional meaning "from one side to another" is first recorded 1590s; meaning "on the other side (as a result of crossing)" is from 1750. Phrase across the board originally is from horse-racing, in reference to a bet of the same amount of money on a horse to win, place, or show.
In addition to the idiom beginning with across
- across the board
- come across
- cut across
- get across
- put across
- run across