cross-action


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cross′-ac`tion



n.
(in a lawsuit) an action brought by the defendant against the plaintiff or against another defendant.
[1865–70]
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Oral-B Pro-Health For Me Cross-Action Toothbrush, with Crisscross bristles and a Power Tip to effectively reach and clean gaps between teeth.
Oral-B has invested 120m [pounds sterling] and three years of research in its latest toothbrush the Cross-Action.
When we did our first review, of the Oral B cross-action toothbrush, the surprisingly passionate feedback we received from the 10 Test Drivers told us we were onto something valuable," said Williams.