Meaning of crosscurrent

cross•cur•rent

Pronunciation: (krôs'kûr"unt, -kur"-, kros'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a current, as in a stream, moving across the main current.
  2. Often,a conflicting tendency or movement.
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