1. cross dressing the practice of adopting the clothes or the manner or the sexual role of the opposite sex
  2. crossbreeding (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
  3. cross-dress dress in the clothes of the other sex
  4. crossheading a heading of a subsection printed within the body of the text
  5. ore dressing crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques
  6. Russian dressing mayonnaise with horseradish grated onion and chili sauce or catsup; sometimes with caviar added
  7. crystallizing the formation of crystals
  8. Lorenzo dressing vinaigrette with chili sauce and chopped watercress
  9. cross-division classification according to more than one attribute at the same time
  10. hairdressing care for the hair: the activity of washing or cutting or curling or arranging the hair
  11. distressing bad; unfortunate
  12. grade crossing intersection of a railway and a road on the same level
  13. French dressing oil and vinegar with mustard and garlic
  14. crystal gazing staring into a crystal ball to arouse visions of future or distant events
  15. curtain raising the first performance (as of a theatrical production)
  16. top dressing a layer of fertilizer or manure not plowed in
  17. genus Dreissena zebra mussels
  18. compressing applying pressure
  19. salad dressing savory dressings for salads
  20. Roquefort dressing vinaigrette containing crumbled Roquefort or blue cheese

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