(krôs′kôrt′, krŏs′-)
adv. & adj.
To or toward the other side of a playing court, especially a basketball or tennis court.


(ˈkrɔsˈkɔrt, -ˈkoʊrt, ˈkrɒs-)

adj., adv.
to the opposite or diagonally opposite side of the court, as in tennis or basketball.


[ˈkrɒsˌkɔːt] adj (Tennis) crosscourt shotdiagonale m
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