a borne at the tip of a sporophore, as a basidiospore.
from one side to the other of: a bridge across a river. on or to the other side of; beyond: across the sea. into contact with; into the presence of, usually by accident: to come across an old friend; to run across a first edition of Byron. crosswise of or transversely to the length of […]
- Across the board
applying to all employees, members, groups, or categories; general: The across-the-board pay increase means a raise for all employees. (of a bet) covering all possibilities of winning on a given result, especially by placing a combination bet on one horse in a race for win, place, and show. a piece of wood sawed thin, and […]
- Across the pond
adjective on the other side of the ocean, esp. the Atlantic Examples We correspond from across the pond.
a series of lines or verses in which the first, last, or other particular letters when taken in order spell out a word, phrase, etc. Also, acrostical. of, like, or forming an acrostic. Historical Examples He has left us his name, imbedded in runic letters as an acrostic, in the last canto of the poem, […]