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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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The SSP further said the case was registered against suspected robber Riaz Malik, who was killed during the cross-fire, and his injured accomplice.
The CTD claimed that four people, including two women, said to be affiliated with Daish were killed in a shootout near Sahiwal in a cross-fire. However, moments after the alleged encounter the family and eyewitnesses disputed the claim, prompting questions over its legality.
But the ministry said it held Israel responsible because, at the time of the incident, Israeli fighter jets were mounting air attacks on Syria targets and had only given Moscow one minute's warning, putting the Russian aircraft in danger of being caught in the cross-fire. //Petra// 18/09/2018 16:10:08
KARACHI: A cross-fire between police and suspected robbers left one assailant dead and a police officer injured in Karachi's Dalmia area on Friday.According to reports, the incident took place when two suspicious individuals on a motorcycle were asked by police to stop near Water Tank.
Army on Sunday claimed that a driver was killed in cross-fire in Thandipora village of frontier district of Kupwara late last night, even as police lodged an FIR and started the investigations.
Summary: IFJ says those killed were either targeted for their work or caught in cross-fire while another 17 died in accidents or natural disasters while on assignment.
A UKIP politician at the centre of controversy over comments about immigration claimed she had been "caught in the cross-fire" of Tory rows over immigration.