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uncrossed

[uhn-krawst, -krost] /ʌnˈkrɔst, -ˈkrɒst/
adjective
1.
not crossed.
2.
not marked with a line across:
to leave one's t's uncrossed.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; un-1 + crossed

uncross

[uhn-kraws, -kros] /ʌnˈkrɔs, -ˈkrɒs/
verb (used with object)
1.
to change from a crossed position, as the legs.
Origin
1590-1600; un-2 + cross
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Examples for uncrossed
  • The crossed fibers of the optic nerve tend to occupy the medial side of the nerve and the uncrossed fibers the lateral side.
  • Too much of the film is spent matching up lovers who must almost literally get their stars uncrossed in order to find happiness.
  • May uncrossed her legs, she stood and bid him a good afternoon.
  • uncrossed bugles will be worn with a necktie as shown above.
  • Sit up straight with your back against the chair, legs uncrossed.
  • Pipe and tubing shall be stored with continuous support in straight, uncrossed bundles.
  • Show that you are open and receptive by keeping your arms and legs uncrossed.

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