cross-fertilize

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  • v.(使)异花[异体]受精;交流(想法,习惯,方法等)
  • Web异花受精;杂交;交叉繁殖
Present Participle:cross-fertilizing  Past Tense:cross-fertilized  Simple Present:cross-fertilizes  
cross-fertilize
v.
1.
~ sth
异花授粉to fertilize a plant using pollen from a different plant of the same species
2.
~ sth
吸收其他领域的思想以促发展to help sth develop in a useful or positive way by mixing ideas from a different area
The study of psychology has recently been widely cross-fertilized by new discoveries in genetics.
心理学研究最近从遗传学的新发现中受益匪浅。