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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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New York [United States of America], August 30 ( ANI ): Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will look to continue his winning momentum in the ongoing US Open when he crosses swords with French player Benoit Paire in the second round of the men's singles event here at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday.
Conillon, who crosses swords again with Antek, whom he beat by half a length in a recent Dortmund Listed event, looks the pick of the pair, while in-form handler Jens Hirschberger relies on the unbeaten Sommersturm.
Five, 3.30pm THE sleuth crosses swords with a crooked lawyer who is implicated in the death of a notorious racketeer.
Shop manager Richard Morris said: "Mr Yancey's books are frank accounts of how he escaped from his own first church and today frequently crosses swords with the religious right in America."