crossover

[kraws-oh-ver, kros-]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. crossline,
  2. crossly,
  3. crossman,
  4. crossness,
  5. crossopterygian,
  6. crossover distortion,
  7. crossover network,
  8. crossover value,
  9. crosspatch,
  10. crosspiece

Origin of crossover

First recorded in 1785–95; noun use of verb phrase cross over

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British Dictionary definitions for crossover

crossover

noun

a place at which a crossing is made
genetics
  1. another term for crossing over
  2. a chromosomal structure or character resulting from crossing over
railways a point of transfer between two main lines
a recording, book, or other product that becomes popular in a genre other than its own

adjective

(of music, fashion, art, etc) combining two distinct styles
(of a performer, writer, recording, book, etc) having become popular in more than one genre
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