Associations to the word «Crossover»

Wiktionary

CROSSOVER, noun. A place where one thing crosses over another.
CROSSOVER, noun. The means by which the crossing is made.
CROSSOVER, noun. (genetics) The result of the exchange of genetic material during meiosis.
CROSSOVER, noun. A blend of multiple styles of music, intended to appeal to a wider audience.
CROSSOVER, noun. An automobile that is a mix of two kinds of automobiles, i.e. the Pontiac Torrent.
CROSSOVER, noun. (rail transport) A pair of switches and a short, diagonal length of track which together connect two parallel tracks and allow passage between them.
CROSSOVER, noun. A piece of fiction that borrows elements from two or more fictional universes.
CROSSOVER DRIBBLE, noun. (basketball) A maneuver in which a dribbling player rapidly switches the ball from one side to the other in order to move around a defender.
CROSSOVER VOTE, noun. (US) A vote by a person registered with one party in an election for a candidate in another

Dictionary definition

CROSSOVER, noun. The interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis.
CROSSOVER, noun. A voter who is registered as a member of one political party but who votes in the primary of another party.
CROSSOVER, noun. The appropriation of a new style (especially in popular music) by combining elements of different genres in order to appeal to a wider audience; "a jazz-classical crossover album".
CROSSOVER, noun. A path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other.

Wise words

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