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Across Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • placed crosswise; "spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers"; "crossed forks"; "seated with arms across"
  • transversely; "the marble slabs were cut across"
  • to the opposite side; "the football field was 300 feet across"
  • in such a manner as to be understood and accepted; "she cannot get her ideas across"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Across'

  • Across: Across may refer to: Across Systems, a German company located in Karlsbad Across Language Server, a software platform ACROSS Project, an R&D project
  • Across the Universe (film): Not to be confused with A Cross the Universe (film). Across the Universe is a 2007 British-American jukebox musical romantic drama film directed by Julie
  • Across the Universe: This article is about the song. For other uses, see Across the Universe (disambiguation). "Across the Universe" is a song recorded by the Beatles. It
  • Across America: include: Race Across America, an ultra marathon bicycle race across the US Hands Across America, a benefit event and publicity campaign Spoons Across America
  • Across the Night: "Across the Night" was the fifth and final single released by rock band Silverchair from their fourth album, Diorama. It is the first track on Diorama
  • Across the Line: Across the Line may refer to: Across the Line (radio show), a radio programme on BBC Radio Ulster Across the Line (2000 film), a 2000 American drama starring
  • Across the Hall: Across the Hall is a 2009 American neo-noir thriller film starring Mike Vogel, Danny Pino and Brittany Murphy in one of her final film roles. It is based
  • Love Across the Ocean: "Love Across the Ocean" (stylized as "love across the ocean") is Koda Kumi's fifth domestic solo single. It charted at #19 on Oricon and stayed on the
  • Madman Across the Water: Madman Across the Water is the fourth studio album by Elton John, released in 1971 through DJM and Uni Records. This was the last album to feature John's

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* If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read President Can't Swim. - Lyndon B. Johnson

* A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam that flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his own thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts they come back to us with a sort of alienated majesty. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. - Sir Winston Churchill

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