cross wire

or crosswire


noun Optics.

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Origin of cross wire

First recorded in 1865–70
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for cross wire

  • A cross-wire dropping down out of place, and leaning upon the feed-wire has drawn the power into itself and off somewhere else.