crossline

[ kraws-lahyn, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌlaɪn, ˈkrɒs- /

noun

a line crossing another line or connecting two separated points: The main lines are linked at intervals by crosslines.
Journalism. a headline or bank consisting of a single line running across a column of type, usually centered and sometimes full width.

adjective

of or relating to the offspring produced by crossbreeding two linebred individuals.

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Origin of crossline

1350–1400; Middle English. See cross-, line1
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