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Meaning of CROSSCURRENT

Pronunciation:  'kros`kurunt

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a stretch of turbulent water in the sea
 

CROSSCURRENT is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: rip, riptide, tide rip
 
 See Also: turbulence, turbulency

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affluence, afflux, affluxion, air current, bucking, challenge, concourse, confluence, conflux, contention, contradiction, contraposition, contravention, contraversion, counteraction, counterbalance, counterblast, countercurrent, counterforce, counterinfluence, counterpoise, counterpressure, counterweight, counterworking, course, crossing, current, current of air, defluxion, denial, downdraft, downflow, downpour, draft, drift, driftage, fall wind, flow, flow of air, flowing, fluency, flux, following wind, foul wind, gush, head wind, impugnation, impugnment, indraft, inflow, inhalation, inrush, inspiration, jetstream, katabatic wind, mill run, millrace, monsoon, movement of air, negation, onrush, onward course, opposing, opposition, opposure, oppugnation, outflow, race, rebutment, rebuttal, refusal, rejection, resistance, run, rush, set, spate, standing against, stream, stream of air, surge, tail wind, tide, traversal, trend, undercurrent, undertow, updraft, water flow, wind
 

 

 

 

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