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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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Labour wants Midlands' businesses to be able to plan with confidence, not crossed fingers.
Findlay sold the nine-year-old, named after his legendary greyhound, in a private deal to the Crossed Fingers Partnership, namely Max Fawbert and Nick Williamson.
Opponents, though, can argue that now more than ever is time for the state to demonstrate the wisdom of carefully guarding the coffers, putting what time and money is spent on solid goods and gains rather than on glitz and crossed fingers.
Vidic had been picked alongside Wes Brown at the heart of the back four as United hoped, with crossed fingers, they could stand firm against Pippo Inzaghi's selection as the bruising spearhead of the home side.
Boss Flynn echoed Trundle's sentiments - and crossed fingers for a home clash against Premier League champions Manchester United that would earn Swansea a financial windfall.
And congratulations to the Crossed Fingers Partnership, whose Ferdy Murphy-trained chaser Desperate Dex engraved their name in racing history by winning the first - and not, I very much hope, the last - running of the race that is already being known in the pubs around Sedgefield as the "Fullsetto".
CROSSED FINGERS The most widespread gesture of good luck in Britain is only just over 100 years old and is completely unknown in most other parts of Europe.
Although the crossed fingers will remain the logo for the Lottery, Camelot announced a new company logo designed at a cost of just under pounds 50,000.
The ten-year-old was following up his easy win at Huntingdon and scored by five lengths under Graham Lee, who was riding in the colours of the Crossed Fingers Partnership.
Some members spoke - with crossed fingers - of sensing a new start following the welldocumented difficulties of the past few years.
THE connections of Lincoln favourite King's Majesty face a morning of sweaty palms and crossed fingers after the prospects of the horse making the cut for the Flat curtain-raiser became less certain yesterday.
Asked if Red Bloom was therefore still on course for the Guineas, Stoute raised two crossed fingers.