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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

(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.
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MsKokorwe also confirmed that Gaborone North MP, Mr Haskins Nkaigwa has notified her office that he was crossing the floor from the Botswana Movement for Democracy to the Alliance for Progressives.
The heritage festive illuminations consists of: 22 grounds crossing the floor, 14 patterns on support, 11 suspensions, 1 bright 3d pattern, 8 serpentine decorations, 1 curtain on front, 3 drapery curtains and installation and removal of 16 projectors for the festivities of july 14th.
In crossing the floor, Jansen not only ditched the men who wanted her out of the leadership race but also the party she'd supported for 30 years.
The court directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to decide the fate of elected members on crossing the floor and voting against their parties direction in seven days and also directed to resolve the election matter of Nazim and naib Nazim within two weeks.
Churchill was guilty of this, hence his crossing the floor a number of times for personal power advantage.
Former Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith has apologized for "angering" many of her former supporters in crossing the floor to the governing Progressive Conservatives, but says she intends to seek the PC nomination in the next election.