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crosscurrent

[′krȯs‚kər·ənt]
(fluid mechanics)
A current that flows across or opposite to another current.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Tomorrow (noon) Shona Mooney, fiddler in the tradition of the Scottish Borders, a member of CrossCurrent and with a debut album, Momentum, out next month; (1pm) Roger Purves, mandolin and bouzouki player, member of group Roll A Penny; (2pm) Louisa Kelly, whistle and flute player who took up Northumbrian pipes after embarking on the course.
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