Definition of Cross. Meaning of Cross. Synonyms of Cross

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Definition of Cross

Cross
Cross Cross, v. t. To cross a check (Eng. Banking), to draw two parallel transverse lines across the face of a check, with or without adding between them the words ``and company', with or without the words ``not negotiable', or to draw the transverse lines simply, with or without the words ``not negotiable' (the check in any of these cases being crossed generally). Also, to write or print across the face of a check the name of a banker, with or without the words ``not negotiable' (the check being then crossed specially). A check crossed generally is payable only when presented through a bank; one crossed specially, only when presented through the bank mentioned. Cross-buttock Cross"-but`tock, n. (Wrestling) A throw in which the wrestler turns his left side to his opponent, places his left leg across both legs of his opponent, and pulls him forward over his hip; hence, an unexpected defeat or repulse.

Meaning of Cross from wikipedia

- A cross is a geometrical figure consisting of two intersecting lines or bars, usually perpendicular to each other. The lines usually run vertically and...
- The Grand Cross of the Iron Cross was a decoration intended for victorious generals of the Prussian Army and its allies. It was the highest (normally...
- Latin cross or Crux immissa is a type of cross in which the vertical beam sticks above the crossbeam. This is the main representation of the cross by which...
- The True Cross is the name for physical remnants which, by the tradition of most Christian Churches, are said to be from the cross upon which Jesus was...
- In signal processing, cross-correlation is a measure of similarity of two series as a function of the displacement of one relative to the other. This...
- liturgical calendar, there are several different Feasts of the Cross, all of which commemorate the cross used in the crucifixion of Jesus. While Good Friday is...
- The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes), or simply the Knight's Cross (Ritterkreuz), and its variants were the...
- The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system. It is awarded for gallantry "in the presence of the enemy"...
- The German Cross in Gold ranked higher than the Iron Cross First Cl**** but below the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross, while the German Cross in Silver...
- The Iron Cross (German: Eisernes Kreuz (help·info), abbreviated EK) is a former military decoration in the Kingdom of Prussia, and later in the German...
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