crossover

[[t]krɒ̱soʊvə(r), AM krɔ͟ːs-[/t]]
crossovers
1) N-VAR: oft N n A crossover of one style and another, especially in music or fashion, is a combination of the two different styles.

This LP has to be one of the most curious and successful crossovers of recent times.

...the contemporary crossover of pop, jazz and funk.

...dance/rock crossover bands.

2) N-SING: usu N from/to n In music or fashion, if someone makes a crossover from one style to another, they become successful outside the style they were originally known for.

I told her the crossover from actress to singer is easier than singer to actress.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • crossover — n. 1. (genetics) the interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis. Syn: crossing over. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a structure, such as a bridge, bearing a path for crossing over a river or highway. [PJC] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crossover — [krôs′ō΄vər] n. 1. the act, means, or place of crossing over from one part or side, to another ☆ 2. a track by which a railroad train can be switched from one line to another ☆ 3. a person who votes for a candidate of a political party other than …   English World dictionary

  • crossover — crossover; non·crossover; …   English syllables

  • crossover — crossover. См. кроссовер. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • crossover — ⇒ crossing over …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • crossover — also cross over, 1795, as a term in textiles, from CROSS (Cf. cross) (adj.) + OVER (Cf. over). General use is from 1893; specifically of musicians and genres from 1971 …   Etymology dictionary

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