crossed

[ krawst, krost ]
/ krɔst, krɒst /

adjective Mathematics.

(of partial derivatives) mixed, especially of order two.

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Origin of crossed

OTHER WORDS FROM crossed

well-crossed, adjective

Definition for crossed (2 of 2)

Origin of cross

before 1000; Middle English, late Old English cros < Old Norse kross < Old Irish cros (< British Celtic) < Latin crux; see crux

synonym study for cross

49. Cross, ill-natured, peevish, sullen refer to being in a bad mood or ill temper. Cross means temporarily in an irritable or fretful state, and somewhat angry: He gave her a cross reply and walked out of the room. Ill-natured implies a more permanent condition, without definite cause, and means unpleasant, unkind, inclined to snarl or be spiteful: an ill-natured dog; ill-natured spite. Peevish means complaining and snappish: She's acting like a peevish child again. Sullen suggests a kind of glowering silent gloominess and means refusing to speak because of bad humor, anger, or a sense of injury or resentment: I know I haven't called, but why are you suddenly so sullen and vindictive?

OTHER WORDS FROM cross

cross·a·ble, adjectivecross·a·bil·i·ty, nounre·cross, verbun·cross·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for crossed (1 of 3)

Cross1
/ (krɒs) /

noun the Cross

the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified
the Crucifixion of Jesus

British Dictionary definitions for crossed (2 of 3)

Cross2
/ (krɒs) /

noun

Richard Assheton, 1st Viscount. 1823–1914, British Conservative statesman, home secretary (1874–80); noted for reforms affecting housing, public health, and the employment of women and children in factories

British Dictionary definitions for crossed (3 of 3)

cross
/ (krɒs) /

noun

verb

adjective

Derived forms of cross

crosser, nouncrossly, adverbcrossness, noun

Word Origin for cross

Old English cros, from Old Irish cross (unattested), from Latin crux; see crux
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Scientific definitions for crossed

cross
[ krôs ]

Noun

A plant or animal produced by crossbreeding; a hybrid.

Verb

To crossbreed or cross-fertilize plants or animals.
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Idioms and Phrases with crossed

cross

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