crossover

[kraws-oh-ver, kros-]
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noun


Origin of crossover

First recorded in 1785–95; noun use of verb phrase cross over
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Examples from the Web for crossover

Contemporary Examples of crossover

Historical Examples of crossover

  • One day I was flying the lead plane and I called for a crossover.

  • Car 56 flashed under a crossover and into a long, gentle curve.

    Code Three

    Rick Raphael

  • Seven miles to the east, the amber warning lights went dark and the detour barrier at Crossover 85 sank back into the roadway.

    Code Three

    Rick Raphael


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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