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Roget category 219

2. Words relating to space
2.2. Dimensions
›› 2.2.2. Linear dimensions

#219. Crossing

noun

crossing etc. v. — intersection, interdigitationdecussation, transversionconvolution etc. 248level crossing.
reticulation, networkinosculation, anastomosis, intertexture, mortise.
net, plexus, web, mesh, twill, skein, sleeve, felt, lacewickermat, mattingplait, trellis, wattle, lattice, grating, grille, gridiron, tracery, fretwork, filigree, reticletissue, netting, mokesrivulation.
cross, chain, wreath, braid, cat's cradle, knotentangle etc. (disorder) 59.
[woven fabrics] cloth, linen, muslin, cambric etc.

verb

cross, decussateintersect, interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, interdigitate, interlink.
twine, entwine, weave, inweave, twist, wreatheanastomose [Med.], inosculate, dovetail, splice, linklace, tat.
mat, plait, plat, braid, felt, twilltangle, entangle, ravelnet, knotdishevel, raddle.

adjective

crossing etc. v. — crossed, matted &c., v.. transverse.
cross, cruciform, crucialretiform, reticular, reticulatedareolar, cancellated, grated, barred, streakedtextilecrossbarred, cruciate, palmiped, secantweb-footed.

adverb

cross, thwart, athwart, transverselyat grade [U.S.]crosswise.



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