Crosier Cross-banded

Cross

Meanings and phrases

Cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry

cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis; transverse; transversal; thwartwise
  2. annoyed and irritable; crabbed; crabby; fussy; grouchy; grumpy; bad-tempered; ill-tempered

cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  2. a marking that consists of lines that cross each other; crisscross; mark
  3. any affliction that causes great suffering; crown of thorns
  4. (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; hybrid; crossbreed
  5. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids; hybridization; hybridisation; crossbreeding; crossing; interbreeding; hybridizing

cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. travel across or pass over; traverse; track; cover; pass over; get over; get across; cut through; cut across
  2. meet at a point; intersect
  3. fold so as to resemble a cross
  4. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; thwart; queer; spoil; scotch; foil; frustrate; baffle; bilk
  5. to cover or extend over an area or time period; ,; traverse; span; sweep
  6. meet and pass
  7. trace a line through or across
  8. breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; crossbreed; hybridize; hybridise; interbreed

Calvary cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a Latin cross set on three steps; cross of Calvary

Celtic cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a Latin cross with a ring surrounding the intersection

Distinguished Flying Cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight

Distinguished Service Cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy

Greek cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cross with each of the four arms the same length

Jerusalem cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cross with equal arms, each terminating in a small crossbar

Latin cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cross with the lowest arm being longer than the others

Lorraine cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cross with two crossbars, one above and one below the midpoint of the vertical, the lower longer than the upper; cross of Lorraine

Maltese cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cross with triangular or arrow-shaped arms and the points toward the center

Navy Cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy

Northern Cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cluster of 5 bright stars forming a cross in the constellation Cygnus

Red Cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an international organization that cares for the sick or wounded or homeless in wartime

Southern Cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus; Crux; Crux Australis

St Andrews 's cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrubby plant having yellow to apricot flowers with four petals arranged in a cross; southeastern United States: New York to Texas; Hypericum crux andrae

St. Andrew 's cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cross resembling the letter x, with diagonal bars of equal length; saltire

St. Anthony 's cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cross resembling the Greek letter tau; tau cross

Station of the Cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a representation of any of the 14 stages in Christ's journey to Calvary

Stations of the Cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) a devotion consisting of fourteen prayers said before a series of fourteen pictures or carvings representing successive incidents during Jesus' passage from Pilate's house to his crucifixion at Calvary; Stations

Victoria Cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a British military decoration for gallantry

cross bit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a rock drill having cruciform cutting edges; used in mining

cross bun

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. moderately sweet raised roll containing spices and raisins and citron and decorated with a cross-shaped sugar glaze; hot cross bun

cross country

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a long race run over open country
E.g.
  • He also competed in cross country running events.
  • College cross country meets are held on the course.
  • The course also hosts LHSAA cross country meets.

cross dressing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the practice of adopting the clothes or the manner or the sexual role of the opposite sex; transvestism; transvestitism

cross examine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. question closely, or question a witness that has already been questioned by the opposing side; cross question

cross hair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. either of two fine mutually perpendicular lines that cross in the focus plane of an optical instrument and are use for sighting or calibration; cross wire

cross infection

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an infection that is acquired at a hospital or other healthcare facility; nonsocial infection

cross of Calvary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a Latin cross set on three steps; Calvary cross

cross of Lorraine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cross with two crossbars, one above and one below the midpoint of the vertical, the lower longer than the upper; Lorraine cross

cross off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. remove from a list; cross out; strike out; strike off; mark

cross oneself

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make the sign of the cross; in the Catholic religion

cross out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. remove from a list; cross off; strike out; strike off; mark

cross product

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a vector that is the product of two other vectors; vector product
E.g.
  • The cross product is not defined in four dimensions.
  • By the definition of the cross product, the formula_41 vector is perpendicular to both formula_34 and formula_43.
  • This is a phenomenon similar to the 3-dimensional cross product, and the connection is reflected in the notation for the curl.

cross question

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. question closely, or question a witness that has already been questioned by the opposing side; cross examine

cross section

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a section created by a plane cutting a solid perpendicular to its longest axis
  2. a sample meant to be representative of a whole population
  3. (physics) the probability that a particular interaction (as capture or ionization) will take place between particles; measured in barns
E.g.
  • The tailboom is aluminum and square in cross section.
  • Existing land-use data were arrayed in cross section.
  • A cross section of a polyhedron is a polygon.

cross street

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a street intersecting a main street (usually at right angles) and continuing on both sides of it

cross thwart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat; thwart

cross vine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. woody flowering vine of southern United States; stems show a cross in transverse section; trumpet flower; quartervine; quarter-vine; Bignonia capreolata

cross wire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. either of two fine mutually perpendicular lines that cross in the focus plane of an optical instrument and are use for sighting or calibration; cross hair

dihybrid cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hybridization using two traits with two alleles each

double cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an act of betrayal; double-crossing

double cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. betray by double-dealing

half cross stitch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a single cross stitch at a diagonal

hot cross bun

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. moderately sweet raised roll containing spices and raisins and citron and decorated with a cross-shaped sugar glaze; cross bun

low St Andrew 's cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. low shrubby plant having yellow flowers with four petals arranged in a cross; Bermuda and southeastern United States to West Indies and eastern Mexico; Hypericum hypericoides

maltese cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Eurasian garden perennial having scarlet flowers in dense terminal heads; scarlet lychnis; Lychins chalcedonica

market cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cross-shaped monument set up in the marketplace of a town where public business is often conducted

monohybrid cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hybridization using a single trait with two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments with garden peas)

papal cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cross with three crossbars

patriarchal cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cross with two crossbars

reciprocal cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype; reciprocal

sign of the cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a gesture with the right hand moving to form a cross; used by Catholics as a profession of faith

tau cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cross resembling the Greek letter tau; St. Anthony's cross

cross between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Concept A is a cross between a coupe and a crossover SUV.
  • It may be considered a cross between Rummy 500 and gin rummy.
  • Used when sailing downwind, it is a cross between a genoa and a spinnaker.

cross the river

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • High School students must cross the river to Cobram.
  • Ewell's brigades were hurried forward to cross the river.
  • It the N-110 and the AP-51 cross the river over concrete bridges.

not cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • San Ygnacio Creek does not cross any major highway.
  • When doing so, however, they may not cross party-lines.
  • H7 does not cross the administrative boundary of Budapest.

cross the border

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He planned to cross the border at East Berlin with Pal Benko.
  • Indian and Nepalese nationals can cross the border unrestricted.
  • When she was 10, her family put her in a boat to cross the border.
E.g.
  • He also competed in cross country running events.
  • It is home to the Trofeo Alasport, an annual cross country running event.
  • The scenes with the cross country running were filmed in New Orleans City Park.

cross country team

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their cross country team has improved in the last three years.
  • The boys' cross country team won a state championship in 2008.
  • Varsity Field The men's cross country team was founded in 2010.

cross country skiing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He achieved a bronze in the 5 km cross country skiing.
  • She has since taken up para-cycling and cross country skiing.
  • In 2005 Avvakumova changed from cross country skiing to ski jumping.

able to cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No foreign army was able to cross the Conwy into upper Gwynedd.
  • Harvick was able to cross the finish line, scoring a third-place finish.
  • Most elements of the army had been able to cross White Oak Swamp Creek by noon on June 30.

red cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For the Swedish red cross benefit.
  • A red cross was a symbol for many Crusaders in the 12th and 13th centuries.
  • The design was a blue field with a red cross inside an orange circle at the centre.

stone cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the middle of this atrium is a large stone cross.
  • There is also a stone cross 123 cm (four feet) in height.
  • A stone cross in the churchyard also has listed building status.

wooden cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On the actual summit is only a small wooden cross.
  • It is marked by a decaying wooden cross.
  • Hernando, taking from the church a huge wooden cross, tries to plow the dunes.

cross sections

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Cutting an object into slices creates many parallel cross sections.
  • Although the SI unit of total cross sections is m, smaller units are usually used in practice.
  • There exist an infinite number of cross sections which yield the two-dimensional Vicsek fractal.

cross border

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Pakistan Army claimed that there had only been "cross border firing".
  • Regional, cross border and national services depart from Foyle Street Bus Depot.
  • Thus most affidavits now require to be apostilled if used for cross border issues.

cross the line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Passengers now cross the line by a barrow crossing.
  • Meli cross the line again on the wing to bring the score to 10–18.
  • You had to cross the line."

did not cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Once again, the party did not cross the electoral threshold.
  • The party did not cross the electoral threshold to win any mandates.
  • This film material appears to show that the ball did not cross the goal-line in full.

trying to cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Many Kelmendi people fled, and some were executed trying to cross the border.
  • Later in the song, the singer is frustrated by trying to cross the street amidst traffic.
  • In September 1859 his compass-man drowned in trying to cross the Rio Grande near Cochiti.

cross paths

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Scott joins the football team, which causes him to cross paths with Chris.
  • People from all statuses and walks of life cross paths at the coffee shop.
  • As fate would have it, the younger generation cross paths and love blossoms.

cross the bridge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Today some 10,000 people cross the bridge on a daily basis.
  • Many Soul Catchers have tried to get him to cross the bridge and failed.
  • a daily average of 150,000 cars cross the bridge, including 7,000 on the peak hour.

white cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The white cross must be of the flag's height.
  • The medal is suspended by a red ribbon with a white cross.
  • The medal is suspended from a red ribbon with a white cross.

attempting to cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Boats attempting to cross back to Harrison Island were soon swamped and capsized.
  • A motorist was drowned inland from Carnarvon while attempting to cross a flooded creek.
  • One death was reported after a man drowned while attempting to cross a river in southern Bhola Island.

snowboard cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Petrakis is only racing in the snowboard cross.
  • At Sochi 2014, she finished sixth in snowboard cross.
  • He was in the banked slalom and snowboard cross races.

attempted to cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Two parties attempted to cross the icefield in the mid-1960s.
  • Procopio's horse drowned as he attempted to cross a slough near Summit Lake.
  • One death was reported in Bangladesh after a man attempted to cross a swollen river.

attempt to cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The next day the militia were about to attempt to cross the coulée.
  • Constantine sent a small force north of the town in an attempt to cross the river unnoticed.
  • The enemy made frequent assaults in an attempt to cross the ditch, all of which were repulsed.

ski cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Note, ski cross is included in the alpine ski program.
  • She competed in the 2018 Winter Olympics, in ski cross.

cross the finish

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first person to cross the finish line wins.
  • He was the first Irishman to cross the finish line at the 1972 games.
  • Harvick was able to cross the finish line, scoring a third-place finish.

managed to cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He managed to cross the finish line holding off the pack for second place.
  • At Jenkins' Ferry, Steele managed to cross the Saline River and return to Little Rock.
  • The Chimera have managed to cross over into North America and threaten to take over the continent.

cross country skier

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She is the daughter of cross country skier Guidina Dal Sasso.
  • He was at some stage married to the cross country skier Monika Debertshäuser.
  • Hugo Gstrein Hugo Gstrein was an Austrian cross country skier who competed in the 1930s.

tried to cross

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His family first tried to cross the border when David was 11, but they were caught and deported.
  • On March 13, 1938, he was arrested as he tried to cross the Austrian border at St. Antonien Joch above Gargellen into Switzerland.
  • On 30 January, Syrian refugees tried to cross the border between Turkey and Syria but were turned back under fire by Turkish forces.

cross each

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Bad Dürkheim, "Bundesstraßen" 37 and 271 cross each other.
  • The objective of the puzzle is to cross each "wall" of the diagram with a continuous line only once.
  • The town plan is typified by large squares and straight, wide streets that cross each other perpendicularly.
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