cross-pollinating


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cross-pol·li·nate

(krôs′pŏl′ə-nāt′, krŏs′-)
tr.v. cross-pol·li·nat·ed, cross-pol·li·nat·ing, cross-pol·li·nates
1. To pollinate (a flower) by means of cross-pollination.
2. To influence or inspire (another), especially in a reciprocal manner.
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Adj.1.cross-pollinating - of or relating to or characteristic of cross-pollination
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Wednesday talk with James Nares, a painter, sculptor and filmmaker who was part of the celebrated 1970s No Wave movement of cross-pollinating filmmakers, musicians and artists.
But in the 19th century, English breeders started cross-pollinating to produce classics we enjoy today such as Cox's Orange Pippin and Bramley.
If you grow multiple open-pollinated varieties of a cross-pollinating crop, you'll need to separate the varieties by distance or barriers; otherwise, the pollen will mix and the resulting seed will produce a combination of the varieties.
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Genetically modified seed blowing over from a neighbor's field cross-pollinating with non-GMO crops would not only produce a crop they don't want, but also make the neighbor liable for theft of patented property.
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