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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

(kros)
1. a cross-shaped figure or structure.
2. any organism produced by crossbreeding; a method of crossbreeding.

cross

Etymology: L, crux
1 (in genetics) a mating between individuals with different phenotypes. Kinds of crosses include dihybrid cross, monohybrid cross, polyhybrid cross, and trihybrid cross.
2 any individual, organism, or strain produced from such a mating.

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.

cross

1. a cross-shaped figure or structure.
2. any organism produced by mating genetically distinct individuals. See also crossbreeding, cruciate.

cross-cut grid
cross pregnancy
the fetus is in the horn on the side opposite to the corpus luteum.
cross table
see horizontal beam.
cross tie
a common method of restraining a horse for simple procedures such as grooming. The horse is tied to a pillar on either side, the shorter and tighter the better and preferably from the cheek dees of a hackamore. The head should be kept high to avoid the horse lashing out with both feet at once.
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His arms fell against her breasts as her crucifix jabbed his chest.
Neath-born London lawyer Anthony Bunker, a member of the board of the Welsh National Opera, commissioned the crucifix from the Gower-based artist Helen Sinclair to mark his wife Elizabeth's ordination to the priesthood.
The crucifix is believed to have belonged to a 'recusant' - a Roman Catholic who refused to attend Church of England services - and has letters engraved across it.
Samantha Devine, 13, (pictured right) was told to remove the crucifix and chain to comply with school rules.
A CO ANTRIM community has been left reeling from a hanging horror after the body of a man was found suspended from a crucifix at a top school.
Therefore, rather than having a relatively well-lit and unobstructed, though still distant view of the high altar at all times as is the case today, later fifteenth-century pilgrims probably restricted during religious services to the main body of the Santo presumably would have focused on the high altar only after encountering another work also commissioned from Donatello, his gilded bronze Crucifix set in the central nave either on top of the rood screen or over the choir enclosure's main entrance.
A PHARMACIST jailed for battering her elderly neighbour to death with a crucifix has been given a new date for her appeal.
This body, in mid-February 2011, ordered the mayor of Saguenay, Jean Tremblay, to stop reciting a prayer before council meetings and to remove a crucifix and Sacred Heart statue from the meeting rooms.
He said the damage to her was "slight" and that wearing a crucifix was not a requirement of the Christian faith.
Shirley Chaplin, 54, took the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust to an employment tribunal, claiming taking off a necklace bearing a crucifix would "violate her faith".
Reverend Ewen Souter, of Horsham, West Sussex, decided to remove the crucifix in his church after he found it to be "a horrifying depiction of pain and suffering".
Quebec's National Assembly has unanimously adopted a motion to retain the crucifix behind the speaker's chair, despite a recommendation from a diversity report.