Definition of Crosscurrents

1. Noun. (plural of crosscurrent) ¹



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Definition of Crosscurrents

1. crosscurrent [n] - See also: crosscurrent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crosscurrents

crosschecks
crossclaim
crossclaimed
crossclaiming
crossclaims
crosscorrelation
crosscorrelations
crosscoupled
crosscoupling
crosscouplings
crosscourt
crosscultural
crossculturally
crosscurrent
crosscurrents (current term)
crosscut
crosscut saw
crosscut saws
crosscuts
crosscutting
crosscuttings
crossdisciplinary
crossdress
crossdresser
crossdressers
crosse
crossectional
crossed
crossed adductor jerk

Literary usage of Crosscurrents

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1. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1906)
"... also working in parallel with engine-driven units and apparently without setting up crosscurrents sufficient to be at all troublesome. ..."

2. The Life of Reason; Or, The Phases of Human Progress by George Santayana (1906)
"Men's best laid plans become, in the casual crosscurrents of being, the occasion of their bitterest ..."

3. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1913)
"History is too intimately bound up with the course of human affairs ever to be independent of the crosscurrents, cross-divisions, and contradictions in ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"The different depths and directions of the channels among the islands and the irregularities of the coast give rise to crosscurrents running to all points ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"... deal of pro and сон. with crosscurrents of experience and opinion. MB. CAVE did not know why Working-men alone should not put tip with a little ..."

6. New Viewpoints in American History by Arthur Meier Schlesinger (1922)
"The functioning of these crosscurrents and countercurrents of opinion has been made possible by the solemn guarantees, in the state and federal ..."

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