|1.||commerce, banking, finance ex|
|2.||maths the x-axis or a coordinate measured along the x-axis in a Cartesian coordinate system|
|3.||an algebraic variable|
|1.||formerly, in Britain|
|a. indicating a film that may not be publicly shown to anyone under 18. Since 1982 replaced by symbol 18|
|b. (as modifier): an X film|
|2.||denoting any unknown, unspecified, or variable factor, number, person, or thing|
|3.||(on letters, cards, etc) denoting a kiss|
|4.||(on ballot papers, etc) indicating choice|
|5.||(on examination papers, etc) indicating error|
|6.||for Christ; Christian|
|7.||Roman numeral See Roman numerals ten|
|[(sense 6) from the form of the Greek letter khi (Χ), first letter of Khristos Christ]|
American band whose tales of urban decay, corruption, and sleaze, delivered with skilled musicianship and unique vocal harmonies, marked them as important contributors to the punk movement. The original members were Exene Cervenka (original name Christine Cervenka; b. Feb. 1, 1956, Chicago, Ill., U.S., ), John Doe (b. Feb. 25, 1953, Decatur, Ill., ), Billy Zoom (original name Ty Kindell; b. Feb. 20, 1948, Illinois, ), and D.J. Bonebrake (b. Dec. 8, 1955, North Hollywood, Calif., ). Later members included Dave Alvin (b. Nov. 11, 1955, Los Angeles, Calif., ) and Tony Gilkyson.
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