crossover

Primary Meanings of crossover

1.
n
a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
2.
n
the appropriation of a new style (especially in popular music) by combining elements of different genres in order to appeal to a wider audience
3.
n
a voter who is registered as a member of one political party but who votes in the primary of another party
4.
n
the interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis
Full Definitions of crossover
1

n a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other

Synonyms:
crossing, crosswalk
Types:
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grade separation
a crossing that uses an underpass or overpass
pedestrian crossing, zebra crossing
street crossing where pedestrians have right of way; often marked in some way (especially with diagonal stripes)
pelican crossing
an acronym for pedestrian light control; a pedestrian crossing with traffic lights that are controlled by pedestrians
school crossing
a pedestrian crossing where school children cross a street on the way to school
Type of:
path
a way especially designed for a particular use
2

n 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”
Type of:
adoption, borrowing
the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source
3

n a voter who is registered as a member of one political party but who votes in the primary of another party

Synonyms:
crossover voter
Type of:
elector, voter
a citizen who has a legal right to vote
4

n the interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis

Synonyms:
crossing over
Type of:
biological process, organic process
a process occurring in living organisms

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