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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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Sure enough, it can't be called a success with attendance barely crossly 50% on average.
I shouldn't have to be friends with someone who annoys me!" Amy said crossly. Great, I thought at the time, friend drama.
Turn it off or I'm taking you into school," I said crossly.
"They need a change of lightbulb," I mumbled crossly. "It's hard enough taking surreptitious photos in a dark restaurant, but getting the pink out will be a nightmare."
Boyfriend looked crossly across the table, briefly distracted from his plate full of sausages and bacon.
We have also injected and analyzed the single standard of blonanserin or blonanserin C crossly with only one of the MRM transitions and got no peek in the two injections, so there was no crosstalk effect between blonanserin and blonanserin C in this method.
Found it" The Mouse replied rather crossly; Of course you know what it' means"
"Now look what's happened!" she shouted crossly. "Look what you've made me do - I'll never get them straight again!" and threw herself onto the little doll's bed and began sobbing.
Eventually, she "rather crossly" took a taxi back to the city.
What is she talking for anyway," said Tabidji, folding her arms crossly. "I've said my age."