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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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Nowadays, he races under the banner of the Crossed Fingers Partnership, which he runs with Williamson, a good friend.
He added: "Not only has the minister abjectly failed to seek a restructuring of the promissory notes but that even the movement it claimed to have achieved is a jumbled-up mess of accountancy trickery and additional costs, with some crossed fingers thrown in.
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Today's convention will have the usual trappings of any well-staged political show, including speeches and rallies, back-room lobbying, dinners, deals and crossed fingers.
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".
But Kirsty's crossed fingers gave a clue to the reason for the daring shot.
The new lottery logo retains the crossed fingers but has been given more of a human look, with a bigger smile, definite eyes and a shiny face.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.