motocross

(redirected from Motor cross)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

mo·to·cross

 (mō′tō-krôs′, -krŏs′)
n.
A cross-country motorcycle race over a closed course of rough terrain with steep hills and sharp curves. Also called scramble.

[French moto-cross : moto, motorcycle (short for motocyclette, from moto-, motor, from moteur, from Latin mōtor, mover; see motor) + English cross(-country).]

motocross

(ˈməʊtəˌkrɒs)
n
1. (Motor Racing) a motorcycle race across very rough ground
2. (Motor Racing) another name for rallycross See also autocross
[C20: from moto(r) + cross(-country)]

mo•to•cross

(ˈmoʊ toʊˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs)

n.
a motorcycle race over a course of very rough terrain.
[1950–55; < French, =moto(cycle) motorcycle + cross(-country) cross -country]
Translations

motocross

[ˈməʊtəkrɒs] Nmotocross m

motocross

nMotocross nt

motocross

[ˈməʊtəˌkrɒs] nmotocross m
References in periodicals archive ?
The top seed in the bikes category is another experienced UAE contender, Mohammed Al Balooshi, who finished third last year and has set his sights on a first World Cup rally victory to add to his haul of Arab motor cross titles after a major effort to finish the gruelling Dakar Rally in January, 2018.
The off-roaders will compete in the preliminary endurance races, with 15 participants qualifying for the white-knuckle 'Time Challenge' races in each category, including Motor Cross 1 (MX1), Motor Cross 2 (MX2), Desert All-terrain Vehicles (ATV) and Utility Task Vehicles (UTV), also known as Side by Side (SxS).
Freestyle motor cross riders - daredevil stars who compete in year-round competitions - will also be putting on displays.
The motor cross section shown in figure (3) above is transferred from RMxprt to Maxwell2D with a direct link.
Other highlights of this year's show include: | More than 200 trade stands, offering everything from clothing to plants | Sheepdog demonstrations | Countryside marquee | Freestyle motor cross display team | Live music | Fell racing for children and adults | Fairground | Children's entertainment | Speciality food marquee.
Also in Paris, the Chloe runway show showed a new direction for the brand, with tough motor cross style leather pieces, a refreshing change from the floaty dresses and a sure-fire hit commercially.
In a tribute to Mr Leech read out in court, his partner Sally said: "He loved anything with an engine; he loved motor cross bikes and cars.
Ahmad Anwar Khamis Al Nuaimi - first winner of the Motor Cross Championship in Qatar, and in Oman championship for motorcycle's in 2015.
BMX BIKING SADDLE stars were in good form as Dragon Riders Rhyl had a cracking start to the Manchester Bicycle Motor Cross (BMX) Club's summer race series.
Chisholm Reserve is currently home to a speedway, motor cross track, go kart racing and short track dirt races, and the development of a drag racing track will mean this facility becomes one of the premiere motorsport precincts in northern Victoria.
In the induction motor cross section sketch of Figure 1, the stator has a three-phase AC winding to create a rotating magnetic field.
It is exciting to watch and similar to motor cross with four skiers racing head-to-head through a course full of jumps, bumps and banked turns.