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un·cross

 (ŭn-krôs′, -krŏs′)
tr.v. un·crossed, un·cross·ing, un·cross·es
To move (one's legs, for example) from a crossed position.

uncross

(ʌnˈkrɒs)
vb (tr)
to change from a crossed to an uncrossed position

un•cross

(ʌnˈkrɔs, -ˈkrɒs)

v.t.
to change from a crossed position, as the legs.
[1590–1600]

uncross


Past participle: uncrossed
Gerund: uncrossing

Imperative
uncross
uncross
Present
I uncross
you uncross
he/she/it uncrosses
we uncross
you uncross
they uncross
Preterite
I uncrossed
you uncrossed
he/she/it uncrossed
we uncrossed
you uncrossed
they uncrossed
Present Continuous
I am uncrossing
you are uncrossing
he/she/it is uncrossing
we are uncrossing
you are uncrossing
they are uncrossing
Present Perfect
I have uncrossed
you have uncrossed
he/she/it has uncrossed
we have uncrossed
you have uncrossed
they have uncrossed
Past Continuous
I was uncrossing
you were uncrossing
he/she/it was uncrossing
we were uncrossing
you were uncrossing
they were uncrossing
Past Perfect
I had uncrossed
you had uncrossed
he/she/it had uncrossed
we had uncrossed
you had uncrossed
they had uncrossed
Future
I will uncross
you will uncross
he/she/it will uncross
we will uncross
you will uncross
they will uncross
Future Perfect
I will have uncrossed
you will have uncrossed
he/she/it will have uncrossed
we will have uncrossed
you will have uncrossed
they will have uncrossed
Future Continuous
I will be uncrossing
you will be uncrossing
he/she/it will be uncrossing
we will be uncrossing
you will be uncrossing
they will be uncrossing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been uncrossing
you have been uncrossing
he/she/it has been uncrossing
we have been uncrossing
you have been uncrossing
they have been uncrossing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been uncrossing
you will have been uncrossing
he/she/it will have been uncrossing
we will have been uncrossing
you will have been uncrossing
they will have been uncrossing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been uncrossing
you had been uncrossing
he/she/it had been uncrossing
we had been uncrossing
you had been uncrossing
they had been uncrossing
Conditional
I would uncross
you would uncross
he/she/it would uncross
we would uncross
you would uncross
they would uncross
Past Conditional
I would have uncrossed
you would have uncrossed
he/she/it would have uncrossed
we would have uncrossed
you would have uncrossed
they would have uncrossed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.uncross - change from a crossed to an uncrossed positionuncross - change from a crossed to an uncrossed position; "She uncrossed her legs"
spread, unfold, open, spread out - spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
cross - fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs"
Translations

uncross

[ˈʌnˈkrɒs] VT [+ legs] → descruzar

uncross

vt he uncrossed his legser nahm das Bein vom Knie; she uncrossed her armssie löste ihre verschränkten Arme
References in classic literature ?
One general (an important personage), evidently feeling offended at having to wait so long, sat crossing and uncrossing his legs and smiling contemptuously to himself.
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The way Rodney Dangerfield shifts uneasily on Carson's chair, crossing and uncrossing his legs and fixing his tie twice a minute?
Her legs and her arms are crossing and uncrossing, crossing and uncrossing again and again all the time, as if she was the one on trial.
Again, blood pressure was higher when legs were crossed, but when the measurements were repeated just three minutes after uncrossing the legs, blood pressure was back to the earlier levels.
WE'RE not uncrossing our fingers just yet but the Scottish Government and UK Treasury might be within touching distance of a fiscal deal.
Sharon Stone: It's been more than 17 years since Sharon Stone made guys drool in "Basic Instinct" by her crossing and uncrossing of legs but at the age of 55, she still has no qualms about showing off her well-toned body in a bikini.
She then tried to intimidate detectives by uncrossing her legs, but officers explained to the Oscar-nommed actress that no one has wanted to see that since the '90s.
1 Hold your arms straight down but across your body, then lift them upwards and outwards, uncrossing them as you go.
For my money, a knickerless Sharon Stone uncrossing her legs in Basic Instinct could never match the erotic chess game played by a fully-clothed Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway in The Thomas Crown Affair back in 1968.
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The Pulse Perfection vibrating brush works by uncrossing individual lashes for better separation and definition, Maybelline says.