• Definition for "crosscurrent"
    • an ongoing flowing across another current.
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crosscurrent definition

  • noun:
    • an ongoing flowing across another current.
    • A conflicting propensity, inclination, or movement: a crosscurrent of dissent; sociopolitical crosscurrents.
    • A turbulent stretch of water brought on by multiple currents.
    • a scenario by which there are conflicting viewpoints.
    • a stretch of turbulent liquid when you look at the sea.
    • a tendency or sentiment within a bunch which conflicts with that associated with the bulk; -- often used in the plural.
    • a stretch of turbulent water in a river and/or sea caused by one current streaming into or across another present
    • actions counter towards the primary team task
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