- cross-currents(in AM, also use crosscurrent)1) N-COUNT: usu pl A cross-current is a current in a river or sea that flows across another current.
Cross-currents wait just offshore to sweep the strongest swimmer helplessly away.2) N-COUNT: usu pl, usu with supp You can refer to conflicting ideas or traditions as cross-currents.
...the cross-currents within the Conservative Party.
English dictionary. 2008.
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