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  • n  a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • n  a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
  • n  a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
  • n  any affliction that causes great suffering
    that is his cross to bear
  • n  (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
    a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey
  • n  (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
  • v  travel across or pass over
  • v  meet at a point
  • v  hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  • v  fold so as to resemble a cross
    she crossed her legs
  • v  to cover or extend over an area or time period
  • v  meet and pass
    the trains crossed
  • v  trace a line through or across
    cross your `t'
  • v  breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
    cross a horse and a donkey
    Mendel tried crossbreeding
  • s  extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis
    cross members should be all steel
  • s  annoyed and irritable

  • Nike popularized cross-trainers in the late '80s and early '90s with its famous "Bo Knows" campaign, which depicted the multisport star Bo Jackson playing hoops, football and .
  • The official word on cross-nursing is still nix.
  • So is cross-nursing, in which mothers breast-feed one another's babies.
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  • Alan Rosenberg in Reuters
    After considerable outreach to Golden Globe actor nominees and their representatives over the past several weeks, there appears to be unanimous agreement that these actors will not cross WGA picket lines,SAG President Alan Rosenberg said.
  • Zubin Mehta in Sydney Morning Herald
    We hope and we pray that the music will inspire people on the other side to open their hearts,Mehta told the audience of thousands, "and if they are sincere in saying that he is being well taken care of, they will not mind the Red Cross...
  • Matt Cullen in ESPN
    We cannot tolerate a terrorist sanctuary, and as President, I won't. We need a stronger and sustained partnership between Afghanistan, Pakistan and NATO to secure the border, to take out terrorist camps, and to crack down on cross-border... Barack Obama Jul 15, 2008 23740 31799 crossbar I saw it hit the crossbar and then I lost sight of it," Cullen said. "I was actually surprised they were reviewing it. I didn't expect it to be a goal."

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