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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 across /əˈkrɔs, ||ˈkrɔst/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·cross prep.  From side to side; athwart; crosswise, or in a direction opposed to the length; quite over; as, a bridge laid across a river.
 To come across, to come upon or meet incidentally. --Freeman.
 To go across the country, to go by a direct course across a region without following the roads.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·cross, adv.
 1. From side to side; crosswise; as, with arms folded across.
 2. Obliquely; athwart; amiss; awry. [Obs.]
    The squint-eyed Pharisees look across at all the actions of Christ.   --Bp. Hall.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : placed crosswise; "spoken with a straight face but crossed
            fingers"; "crossed forks"; "seated with arms across"
            [syn: crossed] [ant: uncrossed]
      adv 1: to the opposite side; "the football field was 300 feet
      2: in such a manner as to be understood and accepted; "she
         cannot get her ideas across" [syn: over]
      3: transversely; "the marble slabs were cut across" [syn: crosswise,