A term that describes a language, software application or hardware device that works on more than one system platform (e.g. Unix, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh). E.g. Netscape Navigator, Java.
adjective 1. (of a motor tyre) having the fabric cords in the outer casing running diagonally to stiffen the sidewalls Compare radial-ply
- Cross-ply tire
[kraws-plahy, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌplaɪ, ˈkrɒs-/ noun 1. .
[kraws-pol-uh-neyt, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈpɒl əˌneɪt, ˈkrɒs-/ verb (used with object), cross-pollinated, cross-pollinating. 1. to subject to . verb 1. to subject or be subjected to cross-pollination
[kraws-pol-uh-ney-shuh n, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌpɒl əˈneɪ ʃən, ˈkrɒs-/ noun 1. Botany. the transfer of pollen from the flower of one plant to the flower of a plant having a different genetic constitution. Compare . 2. a sharing or interchange of knowledge, ideas, etc., as for mutual enrichment; cross-fertilization. noun 1. the transfer of pollen from the […]