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allogamy the technique or process of cross-fertilization in plants.
ankh in Egyptian art, a cross with a loop at the top, symbolic of life.
annual ring one of the concentric rings of wood visible in a cross section of a tree representing the layer of growth from one year.
arbor vitae the treelike structure of the white matter in the cerebellum when viewed in longitudinal cross section.
bestride to cross or step over with long strides. [1/3 definitions]
biathlon an athletic competition combining cross-country skiing and sharpshooting events.
bless to make the sign of the cross upon or over. [1/5 definitions]
bull terrier any of a breed of dog developed as a cross between the bulldog and the terrier, having a short, light-colored coat.
CAT scan a cross-sectional image formed by a computerized combination of x-rays taken along a selected axis of the body, used as a diagnostic tool in medical treatment; computerized axial tomography scan.
cockeyed cross-eyed or having one squinting eye. [1/2 definitions]
concurrence a point at which three or more lines or planes meet or cross; convergence. [1/4 definitions]
cranky cross-tempered; grouchy. [1/3 definitions]
crosier a staff topped by a crook or cross, borne by or before an abbot, bishop, or archbishop as a sign of his office.
cross a sign, insignia, or monument in the form of a cross, esp. that signifying the Christian religion. [2/16 definitions]
crossable combined form of cross.
crossbill a type of finch with a bill curved in such a way that the tips of the mandibles cross.
cross-country a cross-country sport, esp. running. [1/4 definitions]
cross hairs the two fine hairs, wires, or the like, one vertical and the other horizontal, that cross at right angles in an optical instrument such as a gunsight and that aid the viewer in aiming or focusing accurately.
crossing guard a school official, police officer, or volunteer who directs traffic and helps children to cross the streets around a school.
cross-pollination the transfer of pollen, as by bees, from one flower to another of different genetic composition, resulting in the production of a hybrid; cross-fertilization.
cross-question to cross-examine. [2 definitions]