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cross

(Disagree with), verb act in opposition to, argue, be opposed to, collide, conflict with, confront, confute, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, debate, defy, dispute, gainsay, homini obsistere, make a stand against, neutralize, oppose, protest, refuse to conform, refute, repudiate, resist, run counter to, speak against, take exceppion, traverse
Associated concepts: cross action, cross-claim, cross-complaint, cross-demand, cross-examination, cross libels, cross section, crosswalk

cross

(Intersect), verb bisect, braid, crisscross, cut across, divide, go across, halve, intercross, interrupt, intersect, lie across, move across, section, segment, separate, split, traverse
See also: advance, annoy, antagonize, bitter, conflict, confront, contentious, contravene, counter, counteract, countervail, discompose, disobey, fight, fractious, froward, harrow, inimical, interfere, intertwine, oppose, oppugn, pass, perambulate, perverse, petulant, plague, querulous, resist, stress, thwart, traverse

CROSS. contracts. A mark made by persons who are unable to write, instead of their names.
     2. When properly attested, and proved to have been made by the party whose name is written with the mark, it is generally admitted as evidence of the party's signature.

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Pound against a scrap block to persuade stubborn or warped boards into position, then toenail the bead board into the ceiling cross ties with 6d finish nails.
Check that the two end rafters are vertically aligned with the 2x8 roof cross tie below them.
Then toenail the two cross ties in place (Photo 10), making sure the other wall is perfectly vertical as well.
While operational in Columbus, Kerr-McGee manufactured pressure-treated railroad products such as wooden cross ties, switch ties, and timbers.
Trini Brassard, assistant director of operations for the Vermont Agency of Transportation, said the state agency is spending $50 million in federal money to rebuild tracks, replace cross ties and make other improvements for high-speed trains from the Massachusetts line to St.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A new study has determined that if concrete is used in the production of deteriorating cross ties in railroads, they would emit six times less CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions than those made from wood.
They talked about earning a living by hewing out railroad ties with a broad axe, and bragged about how many cross ties (whatever those are) they could carry to load on a wagon.
We've run everything from fiberglass to cross ties through it, and it's been relatively trouble-free since we bought it.
The railroad initiated some line upgrades earlier in 2001 that included the installation of an additional 500 new cross ties.
Virtually all are broken to drive, trailer, clip, stand in cross ties and many are broken to ride.