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cross

 [kros]
1. a cross-shaped figure or structure.
2. any organism produced by crossbreeding.
3. a method of crossbreeding.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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 ]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The tradition is alive, and the exhibit is not about crosses per se, but of the enduring and living devotion of Filipinos to the cross, he added.
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On the cross Jesus brings war-torn nations, cumbersome ecclesial processes, questionable public policies, departed loved ones, unreconciled relationships, and a dying creation home from death.
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Jesus, weakened by the scourging He had received, stumbled under the weight of the cross which the Roman soldiers then compelled Simon to carry.
But for Catholics, with our sensitivity to symbols and their meaning, I think there is a purely religious dimension to Liberation's giant cross: Should we Catholics be encouraging such use of the cross? Is its meaning for us indeed that "Christ is Lord over" everything and everybody?
"I think it's clear there is an unholy alliance between the ACLU and three members of the board to eliminate the cross under the pretext that they are doing this for constitutional reasons," said Richard Thompson, chief counsel of the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Thomas More Law Center, which is challenging the board's action.
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A typical range of values for the mean energy loss is about 20 eV to 50 eV which is very small compared to the microscope accelerating voltage.) The cross section is then just the ionization cross sections for elec trons at the beam energy.
O'Mara tried to set the cross on fire with lighter fluid, but only charred it before leaving it on the lawn for Jubilee to find the next morning.