[kraws-kom-pound, kros-]
(of a compound engine or turbine) having the high-pressure and low-pressure units side by side.
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The cylinders are of different diameters in a cross-compound engine.
On cross-compound units if a field is applied while on turning gear, extreme caution is exercised.
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