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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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Hakkak, "Design of an AMC with little sensitivity to angle of incidence using an optimized Jerusalem cross FSS," Proc.
The crooks took the gold ring with a Jerusalem Cross inset in a gemstone, a watch, video recorder and jewellery belonging to his housekeeper.
A small number of the Ist Battalion of the Welsh Guards attended a service in Bangor Cathedral yesterday where the Dean, Rev Alun Hawkins, presented the soldiers with small wooden Jerusalem crosses.

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