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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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New season lambs (53) averaged 205p per kg, Mains of Culsh sold to 220p per kg for a 40kg Texel cross and to PS97 for 46kg Texel crosses from Gladhill, Garmouth.
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TEAM ONE: Students representing the Virginia Attorney General should construct an argument that the teens and the Ku Klux Klan leader burned the crosses to intimidate people, thereby violating Virginia law.
Match analyses of hundreds of games confirm what Partridge and Franks said in a 1990 Soccer Journal article: "Set plays, crosses, and regained possessions in the opponents' defensive third of the field are the main sources of shots and goals scored."
But Viti's crosses are poignant less by reason of this association than because of the exquisite, sensual--indeed, sublimely erotic--way they are painted.
Runic crosses were set up by the Scandinavians as boundary marks and were erected over the graves of kings and heroes.
He is teaching all of us the lesson of the cross: that our challenge as followers of Jesus is to trans form the crosses we all have into vehicles of resurrection.
I looked in vain for the controversial field of crosses at Auschwitz.