Definition of Cruciform

1. Adjective. Shaped like a cross.

Exact synonyms: Cruciate
Similar to: Symmetric, Symmetrical



Definition of Cruciform

1. a. Cross-shaped; (Bot.) having four parts arranged in the form of a cross.

Definition of Cruciform

1. Adjective. Having the shape of a cross. ¹

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Definition of Cruciform

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cruciform

cruciferous vegetable
crucifers
crucifiction
crucifictions
crucified
crucifier
crucifiers
crucifies
crucifix
crucifix fish
crucifixes
crucifixion
crucifixionlike
crucifixions
crucifixlike
cruciform (current term)
cruciform eminence
cruciform ligament of atlas
cruciform loops
cruciform structure
cruciforms
crucify
crucifying
crucigerous
cruciverbalism
cruciverbalist
cruciverbalists

Literary usage of Cruciform

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1. The Arts in Early England by Gerard Baldwin Brown (1915)
"CONSTRUCTION OF ENGLISH cruciform FIBULAE 261 1, Vs, Early cruciform fibula found ... 3, VI, Head of cruciform fibula from Sancton, Yorks, showing mode of ..."

2. Christian Iconography: Or, The History of Christian Art in the Middle Ages by Adolphe Napoléon Didron (1851)
"Thus, then, no angel ever wears the cruciform nimbus, unless, ... frequently wears a cruciform nimbus, to signify his being The exceptions to this rule are ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"... the cruciform structure, from which sprang the establishment of fixed proportions for the whole church; the square formed by the intersection of the two ..."

4. Practical anatomy, a manual of dissections by Christopher Heath (1877)
"The cruciform Ligament (Fig. 238) consists of a strong transverse ligament and two ... The vertical slips of the cruciform ligament pass from the transverse ..."

5. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1908)
"Bronze cruciform brooch, Sleaford, Bronze cruciform brooch, ... illustrated may be regarded as the last stage in the development of the cruciform brooch. ..."

6. The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal by Yorkshire Archaeological Society (1873)
"THREE discoveries of buried cruciform structures have been made in Yorkshire, ... In the Helperthorpe find the cruciform platform was built upon the natural ..."

7. Physics of Plutonium Recycling: A Report by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (1995)
"... A.3 DEFINITION OF A SIMPLIFIED cruciform CONTROL ROD MODEL FOR THE MOX BWR BENCHMARK In the attached Figure AA3.1 a simplified cruciform BWR control rod ..."

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