crossover vote
crossover crossover n. 1. (genetics) the interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis.

Syn: crossing over. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a structure, such as a bridge, bearing a path for crossing over a river or highway. [PJC]

3. votes from members of one political party cast for candidates of another party; -- called also {crossover vote}; as, there was a high crossover in this election. [PJC]

4. a member of one political party who votes for a candidate of another party; -- called also {crossover voter}. [PJC]

5. (Plumbing) a U-shaped section of pipe which serves to pass one pipeline over another which is directly in its path. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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