Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Milit., lines of fire from two or more parts of a work which cross one another: often used figuratively: as, to undergo a cross-fire of questions.

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Examples

  • When I’m facing right-handed batters I’m inclined to use what might be termed a cross-fire ball.

    The Neyer/James Guide To Pitchers

  • When I’m facing right-handed batters I’m inclined to use what might be termed a cross-fire ball.

    The Neyer/James Guide To Pitchers

  • When I’m facing right-handed batters I’m inclined to use what might be termed a cross-fire ball.

    The Neyer/James Guide To Pitchers

  • Up to three thousand people were killed in the course of this offensive, either in battle, or caught in the cross-fire, or killed in cold blood.

    "Catechists and Commissars" by Piers Paul Read

  • Up to three thousand people were killed in the course of this offensive, either in battle, or caught in the cross-fire, or killed in cold blood.

    Travel

  • But Kristalina Georgieva, the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response says the EU believes if they cannot reach people, if they cannot evacuate the wounded or help those civilians caught in the cross-fire, then there is no option but to provide military support.

    EU Prepares Military Sea Corridor to Deliver Aid to Libya

  • But Kristalina Georgieva, the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response says the EU believes if they cannot reach people, if they cannot evacuate the wounded or help those civilians caught in the cross-fire, then there is no option but to provide military support.

    EU Prepares Military Sea Corridor to Deliver Aid to Libya

  • (Soundbite of song, "Jumpin 'Jack Flash") THE ROLLING STONES: (Singing) I was born in a cross-fire hurricane, and I howled at my ma in the driving rain.

    The Rolling Stones' Keith Richards Looks Back At 'Life'

  • But Kristalina Georgieva, the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response says the EU believes if they cannot reach people, if they cannot evacuate the wounded or help those civilians caught in the cross-fire, then there is no option but to provide military support.

    EU Prepares Military Sea Corridor to Deliver Aid to Libya

  • But Kristalina Georgieva, the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response says the EU believes if they cannot reach people, if they cannot evacuate the wounded or help those civilians caught in the cross-fire, then there is no option but to provide military support.

    EU Prepares Military Sea Corridor to Deliver Aid to Libya

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