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cross

 [kros]
1. a cross-shaped figure or structure.
2. any organism produced by crossbreeding.
3. a method of crossbreeding.

cross

(kros),
1. Any figure in the shape of a cross formed by two intersecting lines. Synonym(s): crux
2. Synonym(s): crux of heart
3. A method of hybridization or the hybrid so produced.
[F. croix, L. crux]

cross

(kros)
1. a cross-shaped figure or structure.
2. any organism produced by crossbreeding; a method of crossbreeding.

cross

Etymology: L, crux
1 (in genetics) a mating between individuals with different phenotypes. Kinds of crosses include dihybrid cross, monohybrid cross, polyhybrid cross, and trihybrid cross.
2 any individual, organism, or strain produced from such a mating.

cross

(kraws)
1. Any figure or structure characterized by the intersection of two lines.
Synonym(s): crux.
2. A method of hybridization or the hybrid so produced.
[F. croix, L. crux ]

cross

  1. a mating between a male and a female of a plant or animal species, from which one or more offspring are produced.
  2. a hybrid produced by mating two unlike parents.

cross

1. a cross-shaped figure or structure.
2. any organism produced by mating genetically distinct individuals. See also crossbreeding, cruciate.

cross-cut grid
cross pregnancy
the fetus is in the horn on the side opposite to the corpus luteum.
cross table
see horizontal beam.
cross tie
a common method of restraining a horse for simple procedures such as grooming. The horse is tied to a pillar on either side, the shorter and tighter the better and preferably from the cheek dees of a hackamore. The head should be kept high to avoid the horse lashing out with both feet at once.
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Stopping the movement of Mexican bodies across the border into the United States robs the border of cultural expression, that is, of the opportunity to perform as a transcultural social space for crossers and residents.
According to Blanchard and his few but loyal fans (among them Bailey), unpretty, late-changing, nonhomosexual gender crossers (me, for instance) have internalized a female love object (that is, they are still men wanting to have sex, sex, sex with women) and confused it with themselves.
The former chief patrol agent of the Tucson Sector, Ron Sanders, said he is haunted by memories of coming upon dead border crossers.
Prioritizing temporary detention of illegal crossers, not long-term care and custody;
But that's exactly what happened during the Minutemen's April watch, when 13 crossers passed by the morning campfire.
The Venice visitors as a group can be thought of as all the "cross-gendered," from stone-butch dykes to postoperative male-to-female gender crossers, all the traversers, permanent or temporary, somber or ironic.
SIGABA 2000 enables INS officers to verify the identity of border crossers and resident aliens by a combination of biometrics, including fingerprints, cardholder photographs and other biometric identification stored in encrypted digital form on the optical cards.
Following production of the new EADs, the ICPS can be expanded to produce Border Crossing Cards, which are issued to Mexicans and Canadians who are frequent border crossers and Alien Registration Cards (Green Cards), which are issued to legal permanent residents.
I poked through trash and other items left by crossers in the desert, and through my binoculars spotted a couple of people watching me through a scope in the rocky hills on the Mexican side.
The death of the illegal border crossers will be reduced when the leaders of foreign countries stop encouraging their economically deprived citizens to traverse illegally into the U.
4 percent of border crossers would pay $3 at a proposed port of entry in San Diego's Otay Mesa district.
The guardsmen lack the authority to arrest illegal border crossers, and residents want this to change.