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crow1 any of a number of shiny black birds noted for their shrill, harsh calls and for their scavenging.
crow2 to make the harsh call of a rooster. [4 definitions]
crowbar a heavy steel bar or rod, often with a flattened and bent end, that is designed to be used as a lever.
crowd a large number of people massed together. [8 definitions]
crowded too full; packed. [2 definitions]
crowfoot any of various, mostly yellow-flowered plants, esp. with divided leaves that resemble a crow's foot. [2 definitions]
crown a circlet or headdress, often made of precious materials, worn by a king, queen, emperor, or other monarch, usu. on state occasions, as a symbol of sovereignty. [21 definitions]
crown colony a British colony administered by a governor appointed by the home government in London.
crown glass a very clear optical glass with low refraction. [2 definitions]
crownless combined form of crown.
crown prince the male heir to a throne.
crown princess a crown prince's wife. [2 definitions]
crown roast a roast of pork, lamb, or the like formed as a circle of rib chops, tied upright and often capped with paper or foil frills.
crow's-foot (usu. pl.) fine wrinkles near the outer corner of a person's eye.
crow's-nest a small, sometimes partially enclosed observation platform located near the top of a ship's mast. [2 definitions]
crozier variant of crosier.
CRT abbreviation of "cathode-ray tube," a vacuum tube in which a stream of electrons is accelerated and focused in a beam that produces lighted traces on a screen at one end of the tube, used in television sets, computer monitors, and the like.
cruces a pl. of crux.
crucial of decisive importance; critical.
crucible a vessel used at high temperatures, esp. to melt metals or minerals. [2 definitions]
crucible steel a high-grade steel smelted in a crucible or fused from flux, wrought iron, and carbon, and used to make knives, tools, and dies.