crossfire definition

  • noun:
    • Lines of fire from a couple of roles crossing both at one point: soldiers caught in crossfire.
    • A confrontational situation in which opposing factions, causes, views, or opinions converge: "caught when you look at the crossfire in a battle over Web Site names” ( Denise Caruso).
    • Rapid, heated conversation.
    • lines of fire from multiple jobs that mix in a little area
    • a heated confrontation between opposing factions
    • fire from a couple of points so that the lines of fire-cross
    • a lively or heated interchange of tips and viewpoints

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