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crisscross in Shapes, patterns topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcrisscrosscriss‧cross1, criss-cross /ˈkrɪskrɒs $ -krɒːs/ verb  1 CF[intransitive, transitive] to make a pattern of straight lines that cross each other Railway lines crisscross the countryside.2 [transitive] to travel many times from one side of an area to another They spent the next two years crisscrossing the country by bus.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
crisscrossBut the upper mantle, which is crisscrossed by both surface and body waves, is far better understood.And all of them trained in the same swamps crisscrossed by cocaine cowboys.The parcel was substantial, tightly wrapped in brown paper, crisscrossed by waxed brown twine with many knots.Global information distribution networks represent the infrastructure crisscrossing countries and continents.They spent a year crisscrossing the country by bus.There are no high-powered radio or television stations, and only a few electric-power transmission lines crisscross the rugged landscape.Cut in margarine, using pastry blender or crisscrossing two knives, until mixture resembles fine crumbs.The river ice was crisscrossed with cracks, and we heard occasional booming as new cracks were made.The ice on the river was smooth and transparent, not crisscrossed with the white etchings of skaters' tracks.