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Noun: crossover  'krós,ow-vu(r)
  1. The interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis
    - crossing over
  2. A voter who is registered as a member of one political party but who votes in the primary of another party
    - crossover voter
  3. (music genre) the appropriation of a new style (especially in popular music) by combining elements of different genres in order to appeal to a wider audience
    "a jazz-classical crossover album"
  4. A path (often marked) where something (as a street or railway) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
    - crossing, crosswalk [N. Amer], pedestrian crossing

Derived forms: crossovers

Type of: adoption, biological process, borrowing, elector, organic process, path, voter

Part of: diplotene

Encyclopedia: Crossover