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cross-fertilization:

see fertilizationfertilization,
in biology, process in the reproduction of both plants and animals, involving the union of two unlike sex cells (gametes), the sperm and the ovum, followed by the joining of their nuclei.
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cross-fertilization

[′krȯs ‚fərd·əl·ə′zā·shən]
(botany)
Fertilization between two separate plants.
(zoology)
Fertilization between different kinds of individuals.
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They cannot, of course, be clearly separated; imagery and materials inevitably cross-fertilize.
With up to six people in Kansas City often talking with as many in New York, this is their regular chance to exchange research data, cross-fertilize ideas regarding new investment opportunities and monitor foreign markets.
Thus, I2E provides incredible power to investigate new and old technologies, cross-fertilize innovation and probe uncharted technologies.
This broad diversity of customers and applications has allowed the company to cross-fertilize innovations from one industry to the next with impressive results.
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As part of the Lisi Group, Manoir Aerospace is well placed to continue its growth trajectory through the combination of complementary products and industrial know-how which both parties will cross-fertilize," says Geraud Estrangin, Managing Director at Lincoln International.
The workshop assembled scientists and other professionals from a wide range of fields in order to cross-fertilize both findings and ideas needed to evaluate clearly the specific scientific requirements and to establish recommendations.
Busch feared that the exotic species would compete with any remaining eastern oysters for food and space, and maybe even cross-fertilize with them--spelling doom for the wild native species.
9, Sony and Samsung announced separate partnerships with companies to promote and cross-fertilize their brands as the audio segment evolves, and diverges.
Obviously, the editors compiled this edition to underscore arguments put forth by Paul Gilroy, who contends that African diasporic cultures cross-fertilize each other and create cultures which are not nationally unique but rather macaronic in nature.
Niklas Wahlberg, CEO of Lindholmen Science Park, is one of those who have launched a campaign, which has given clear results: "We cross-fertilize modern media, intelligent transport systems and mobile internet.