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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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As the complexity of the crossword increases, the ambiguity in general decreases: it becomes more and more difficult to come up with different solutions.
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Will Shortz, the cult-popular crossword editor for the Times (he was featured in the 2006 documentary film "Wordplay" and does the weekly puzzle segment on National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition"), says he has enjoyed Ginsberg's odd imagination in the more than half-dozen puzzles he has published during the past year.
54), provided England with the first crossword puzzle, which appeared in the Sunday Express on November 2, 1924.
Just as filling in more blanks in the crossword puzzle makes it easier to figure out those difficult words you originally don't know, so also getting more information in the story makes it easier to "fill in the blanks" of a situation you originally have never heard of.
The two of them have constructed over 10,000 crossword puzzles since 1989.
95, PB, 70pp) comprised of 50 favorite acrostics that reveal wise and witty sayings on lessons learned, enjoying life, and the value of experience, crossword enthusiasts will enjoy cracking the clues in the word column; transferring them to the diagram; and discovering quotations from people like Dave Barry, Lord Byron, Willa Cather, Pat Conroy, Gloria Steinem, and more.
While at Stanford, Temple became friends with Sudheendra Hangal and his wife, Jaya, who created a crossword app called Puzzle Me Raga with the idea of using it as a fun and engaging way to teach readers about Indian classical music.
The company rolled out a crossword sponsored by cosmetics company Sephora--a Tapjoy advertising partner--and simultaneously launched a Sephora advertising campaign using Tapjoy's rich-media ad units, which feature interactive components.
Although the researchers found practice levels were "comparatively low", solvers still spent up to seven hours a week working on crosswords and typically started solving in their teens.
Send your entry to: Prize Crossword Competition, PO Box 109, Coventry Telegraph, Corporation Street, Coventry CV1 1FP to arrive no later than noon on Wednesday.