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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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A smart wall is no obstacle to such crossers. On the other hand, a physical barrier would be a big obstacle and, if placed in key areas of the border, would likely reduce illegal crossings significantly.
In the first nine months of this year 29 illegal border crossers were detained in Estonia, 15 fewer than during the same period last year, data of the Police and Border Guard Board show.
Moussa Sissoko can when he is in the mood to play but our most consistent crosser is Daryl Janmaat.
Both countries recognize the presence of border crossers especially those who are engaged in trading who enter both countries without passing through the specified border crossing stations.
To properly manage sellers and crossers, seed savers need to know the minimum distance, or "isolation distance," that each variety should be from any other sexually compatible ("crossable") varieties growing nearby.
Accordingly, both sides also agreed to task the Coast Guard of India and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency to work on setting up a mechanism for release of inadvertent crossers (fishermen) and their boats on the same lines as the inadvertent crossers on land.
As such, the Mexican border crosser is situated as an object tied to the physicality of the border, such that any movement away from the border enhances the perception of border crossers as being "out of place." By ascribing social and cultural expression to the border in a tangible geographic space, as well as a visible social element in the built environment, we suggest that border crossing enacts via bodies passing through fences, over walls, and across rivers a rhetorical and metaphorical representation of the border crosser.
He said: "For me he's one of the best crossers now.
'We offered all of our crossers an hour for each and extra opportunities too.
Border health officials agreed that health warnings could be posted, and perhaps health-related information provided, at the county's border crossings with Mexico, but any general increase in intensity of health screenings there that lengthened processing of border crossers even minimally would impede the flow of traffic and become untenable.
Yet her article about the crossers on the Mexico border and the people who have been prosecuted for assisting them gives me great concern (NCR, Sept.
Enhanced with the superb color photography of Stephen Strom, readers are informed with respect to the diverse life forms which range from towering century plants to tiny Botteri's Sparrow, the elegant Mexican pronghorn, and the humans of diverse eras and purposes that were associated with this region from ancient Clovis big-game hunters to border crossers seeking entrance into the U.S., to nature loving tourists come to see and experience what the Sonoita Valley has to offer.