interference heard on a telephone or radio because of unintentional coupling to another communication channel.
incidental conversation; chatter, as opposed to formal discussion:
The meeting was slowed by cross talk between board members.
British. witty, fast-paced dialogue, especially in a play, comic act, etc.; repartee.
unwanted signals in one channel of a communications system as a result of a transfer of energy from one or more other channels
(Brit) rapid or witty talk or conversation
Interference caused by two signals becoming partially superimposed on each other due to electromagnetic (inductive) or electrostatic (capacitive) coupling between the conductors carrying the signals. A common example of crosstalk is where the magnetic field from changing current flow in one wire induces current in another wire running parallel to the other, as in a transformer. Crosstalk can be reduced by using shielded cables and increasing the distance between conductors.
[kraws-treyd, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌtreɪd, ˈkrɒs-/ noun, Stock Exchange. 1. (def 26).
[kraws-trey-ner, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌtreɪ nər, ˈkrɒs-/ noun 1. a type of athletic shoe designed to be used in more than one type of activity. 2. an athlete, worker, etc., who cross-trains.
[kraws-treyn, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈtreɪn, ˈkrɒs-/ verb (used with object) 1. to train (a worker, athlete, etc.) to be proficient at different, usually related, skills, tasks, jobs, etc. verb (used without object) 2. (of an athlete) to train in more than one sport. 3. to learn different, usually related, tasks, skills, jobs, etc.
[kraws, kros] /krɔs, krɒs/ noun 1. a structure consisting essentially of an upright and a transverse piece, used to execute persons in ancient times. 2. any object, figure, or mark resembling a cross, as two intersecting lines. 3. a mark resembling a cross, usually an X, made instead of a signature by a person unable […]
[kraws-yoot-l-ahyz, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈyut lˌaɪz, ˈkrɒs-/ verb (used with object), cross-utilized, cross-utilizing. 1. to make use of in an additional or different way.