What does cross-fertilise mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cross-fertilize, cross-fertiliseverb

    undergo cross-fertilization; become fertile

  2. cross-fertilize, cross-fertiliseverb

    cause to undergo cross-fertilization

    "Mendel cross-fertilized different kinds of beans"


  1. cross-fertilise

    Cross-fertilise refers to the act of combining or exchange different theories, ideas, or methods from different fields, sectors or disciplines in order to produce something new, innovative and more effective. It's all about the collaboration of different ideas to bring about new creativity or innovation. It can also refer in a biological context to the fertilisation of plant or animal by the fusion of male and female gametes from different individuals.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cross-fertilise in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cross-fertilise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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