crosscurrent

Definitions of crosscurrent
1

n a stretch of turbulent water in a river or the sea caused by one current flowing into or across another current

Synonyms:
countercurrent, rip, riptide, tide rip
Type of:
turbulence, turbulency
unstable flow of a liquid or gas

n actions counter to the main group activity

“political crosscurrents disrupted the conference”
Synonyms:
countercurrent
Type of:
strife
bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension

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