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crossline

[kraws-lahyn, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌlaɪn, ˈkrɒs-/
noun
1.
a line crossing another line or connecting two separated points:
The main lines are linked at intervals by crosslines.
2.
Journalism. a headline or bank consisting of a single line running across a column of type, usually centered and sometimes full width.
adjective
3.
of or relating to the offspring produced by crossbreeding two linebred individuals.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English. See cross-, line1
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  • Road closed due to maintenance repairs at crossline pipe.
  • Another common example consistency test is the use of crossline ties.
  • It was not known how many crossline pipes exist in our district or their condition.

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