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crossover

[′krȯs‚ō·vər]
(civil engineering)
An S-shaped section of railroad track joining two parallel tracks.
A connection between two pipes in the same water supply system or a connection between two water supply systems.
(electricity)
A point at which two conductors cross, with appropriate insulation between them to prevent contact.
(electronics)
The plane at which the cross section of a beam of electrons in an electron gun is a minimum.
(engineering)
The portion of a draw works' drum containing grooves for angle control so the wire rope can cross over to begin a new wrap. Also known as angle-control section.
(genetics)

crossover

1. A connection between two pipes in the same water-supply system, or between two water-supply systems containing potable water.
2. A pipe fitting shaped like the letter U with the ends turned outward; used where one pipe crosses another in the same plane; also called a crossover fitting.
3. In an auditorium, a passage which usually parallels the rows of seats, forming a connection between aisles.
4. At the rear of a stage in a theater, a passageway that permits an actor to pass from one side of the stage to the other side without being seen by the audience.
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At INFINITI, sales of the QX30 compact luxury crossover increased 97% in 2017 to almost 32,000 vehicles during its first full year on sale.
Daniele Schillaci, executive vice president for Nissan, said, 'The improvement in our global crossover and SUV sales made a significant contribution to Nissan's growth in 2017.
The crossovers are likely to be launched between 2019 and 2021.
Summary: Before you answer that, ask yourself whether you know what a crossover is.
Suzuki will be building the new SX4 Crossover at the Magyar Suzuki plant in Hungary and the car will be on sale from this autumn onwards.
Linkwitz-Riley, even-order crossovers, as the name implies, have an even order of 2, 4, 6, etc.
See also the In-brief item that introduces the spreadsheet for fully controlled crossovers in this issue.
Its crossover counterpart, the 2004 Cadillac SRX, however, is scheduled to hit showrooms sometime in December.
has launched its first crossover for the North American market -- the SX, known as Aerio in Japan.
In the case of MCPC, the number of crossovers allowed to a selected couple is a key parameter and consequently self-adaptation is achieved by adding to the chromosome structure "labels" describing the number of crossover allowed to each individual.
The crossovers remained, however, until builders presented an $11 million bill to move the passages slightly north to avoid problems with quake-shattered rock surrounding the passages' original location.