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cross-banded

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj cross-banded (of snakes) having crossing bands on the back
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cross-banded A term used when a narrow ribbon of veneer is inserted into the surface of any piece of furniture, wainscoting, etc., so that the grain of it is contrary to the general surface.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cross-banded In architecture, said of a hand-railing when a veneer is laid upon its upper side, with the grain of the wood crossing that of the rail, and the extension of the veneer in the direction of its fibers is less than the breadth of the rail.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cross-banded having the grain of the veneer run across that of the rail—of a hand-rail
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Usage

In literature:

From Venezuela to Paraguay there was no more ocean to cross, and there were frequent places for rest when Bob and his band desired.
"Bird Stories" by Edith M. Patch
Crossing the middle Tigris into Mesopotamia, the bands of Sapor first attacked the important city of Nisibis.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
They had left Girty's trail, but they had crossed several other trails, evidently of bands varying in numbers from twenty to fifty.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
No shadow crossed this band of light, and yet the rustle and step continued after she reached her door and opened it.
"The Girl from Sunset Ranch" by Amy Bell Marlowe
Day was breaking as the band neared the frontier, at a point where it was crossed by a railway.
"Two Daring Young Patriots" by W. P. Shervill
The loop so made will hold the band firmly, and the silk can then be brought up and over the slip and crossed in the usual way.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
The nave was surrounded by a broad white band, within which was another still broader, sown with starred crosses.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
Two of these lobes are crossed obliquely by similar polished bands.
"Ancient Pottery of the Mississippi Valley" by William H. Holmes
They crossed the lawn and found an empty table within hearing of the band.
"Jacob's Ladder" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
But they did cross them a second time that night, and not a single boy in the band raised any objections to it.
"No Moss" by Harry Castlemon
Bands of white men are crossing the county to join the camp.
"The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop" by Hamlin Garland
Those bands are the ones that cross over, raiding our borderlands.
"Under Fire For Servia" by Colonel James Fiske
The chief of the band stood a little to their rear, and with his arms crossed on his breast, appeared to be reflecting profoundly.
"Barbarossa; An Historical Novel of the XII Century." by Conrad von Bolanden
Of the four specimens that I have examined, none has more than three pale cross-bands, and one has only one indistinct cross-band.
"The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacán, México" by William E. Duellman
Pompeius as he crossed the Alps met only the bands of desperate fugitives fleeing from the conqueror.
"Ancient Rome" by Mary Agnes Hamilton
The tail is ringed with black and a black band crosses the eyes.
"Science of Trapping" by Elmer Harry Kreps
It will be observed that the fore wings are crossed by a broad grey band, edged with black.
"Butterflies and Moths" by William S. Furneaux
Neither of them could discern, nor could I, the slightest trace of a dirt-band crossing any one of the moraines.
"The Glaciers of the Alps" by John Tyndall
At length they were stopped by a band of Fairies clothed in blue, with their silver wands crossed.
"Child Life in Prose" by Various
Statthalter Moeller, with one band, was to cross the fields and search the forest near the seashore.
"What the Swallow Sang" by Friedrich Spielhagen
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In poetry:

Bands of dark and bands of light
Lie athwart the homeward way;
Now we cross a belt of Night,
Now a strip of shining Day!
"Traveller's Song" by George MacDonald
Years ago, traditions tell us,
When rebellion stirred the land,
And the fiery cross was carried
O'er the hills from band to band,--
"The Legend Of The Iron Cross" by Mary Gardiner Horsford
A glorious band, the chosen few,
On whom the Spirit came;
Twelve valiant saints, their hope they knew,
And mocked the cross and flame.
"The Chosen Few" by Reginald Heber
For stars there are three shining bright
O'er the Church of St. Mary each night;
We are bound by a rose-woven band,
And a house-cross is always at hand.
"The Soldier's Betrothed" by Eduard Morike
And then out from among the leaves,
And from the pathway's flower wreathes,
And 'cross the stream;
There came a thronging band of saints,
With countenance above complaints,
Joy reigned supreme.
"Time—Eternity. The Saint's Departure." by Frank Barbour Coffin
We look through the twilight for those we have lost;
The stream rolls between us, and yet they seem near;
Already outnumbered by those who have crossed,
Our band is transplanted, its home is not here!
"The Shadows" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

For my days running cross country, sweaty band uniforms and out-of-date textbooks.
After six months of broadcasting coast to coast the band was ready for a cross-country tour.
The Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Festival, Starring The Walkmen, St Vincent, Beirut, And A Bunch Of Other Bands, Is Happening In May.
Diehard fans of Oklahoma-to-Texas band Cross Canadian Ragweed by now have accepted that the era is over.
Fair housing, Columbia River Crossing, compost and diapers, Rose Festival bands.
Waco bands Brian and Jeremy, Tony Calhoun and Pleasure and Spivey Crossing will bring the live music Sunday afternoon at a Crohn's and Colitis Benefit from noon to 7 pm at Sambo 's, 325 New Dallas Highway.
For well over a decade Cody Canada was the front man of Cross Canadian Ragweed, legitimately the most successful and popular band in Red Dirt history.
Former Cross Canadian Ragweed frontman Cody Canada will take his new Texas country band on tour with him alongside Shooter Jennings this month.
Red is the color of the precious gift of blood, and the American Red Cross Blood Services, Northern California Region, will begin giving out red wrist band s to blood donors in January.
The Swanton High School Marching Band crosses the new Hallett Avenue overpass during a ceremonial grand opening.
Bellmont High School is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a " Bleed for the Band" blood drive from 3-8 pm on Friday, Aug 31, in the high school auxiliary gymnasium.
The singer and his band Crazy Horsewill hold a benefit concert for the American Red Cross' storm relief effort in Atlantic City.
Local bands come together to help the Red Cross.
Talking Head Cross Eyed and Painless The Name of the Band is the Talking Heads.
Cross Canadian Ragweed was the most influential and popular band to ever come out of the Red Dirt scene, we all know this to be true.
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In science:

Specifically, a satisfactory fit for the 1/4 keV band count rate was obtained by a simple extinction law, Ix = If + Ib exp[−σ (NH )NH ], with If and Ib denoting the foreground and the background intensity and σ (NH ) the H i absorption cross section, respectively.
The dynamical signature of the ISM in soft X-rays -- I. Diffuse soft X-rays from galaxies
One can see the steep Fermi surface crossing on the Γ − X line whereas in the vicinity of the M (π, 0) points the bands are flat.
The pseudogap in high-temperature superconductors: an experimental survey
The results of the paramagnetic calculation16 for CuSiO3 (see Fig. 2 (a)) and CuGeO3 (see Fig. 2 (b); we find similar results as the non full-potential calculation of Ref. 12) show a valence band complex of about 10 eV width with two bands crossing the Fermi level in both cases.
The electronic structure of CuSiO3 - a possible candidate for a new inorganic spin-Peierls compound ?
This is easily recognized as the condition that the pure oxygen band crosses the dispersionless copper level, as shown in Fig.4.
Singular Behavior of the Extended Emery Model for High-Tc Superconductors
Therefore, small t removes the degeneracy of two bands, except at the point (19), rather than displacing slightly the crossing line (17) to the new position.
Singular Behavior of the Extended Emery Model for High-Tc Superconductors
L band, the Fermi level crosses necessarily two bands, εL and εI .
Singular Behavior of the Extended Emery Model for High-Tc Superconductors
In the three band model such points can occur only on the ΓM line, as shown in Figs.7,8 and 9, whereas the experimantal crossing or touching points fall quite far from this line.
Singular Behavior of the Extended Emery Model for High-Tc Superconductors
We notice also, that there is second point on Fig. 4 where the conventional curve crosses the experimental band.
QCD sum rule analysis of V and A current correlators from tau-decay data
The authors propose using experimental data for the np cross section, but since data does not exist for the actual kinematic conditions needed, it must be extrapolated, and predictions for photodisintegration are given as a band corresponding to the uncertainties introduced by the extrapolations.
Electromagnetic structure of the deuteron
Figure 9.2: Ratios of LEP combined W-pair cross-section measurements to the expectations according to YFSWW [122] and RACOONWW [123] The yellow bands represent constant relative errors of 0.5% on the two cross-section predictions.
A Combination of Preliminary Electroweak Measurements and Constraints on the Standard Model
But the d states (shown in Fig. 1) of predominantly yz ± zx character hybridize with the O 2p band and disperse, crossing EF .
Orbital Kondo Effect in $CrO_{2}$: A LSDA+DMFT Study
This causes the two caustic crossing peaks to be highly suppressed in blue band, while very slight modifications appear in red.
Microlensing of strongly interacting binary systems
From the Fermi’s Golden rule we can estimate the electron/hole injection rate, ˙ne(h) (x, t) ∝ |E (x, t)|2, in the conduction/valence band of the crossed SWNT.
Nanoscale Processing by Adaptive Laser Pulses
The yellow bands represent constant relative errors of 5% on the two cross-section predictions.
A Combination of Preliminary Electroweak Measurements and Constraints on the Standard Model
The data are compared with the YFSZZ and ZZTO predictions; Table 10.9 reports the numerical values of RZZ in energy and combined, whereas figure 10.9 show them in comparison to unity, where the ±2% error on the theoretical ZZ cross-section is shown as a yellow band.
A Combination of Preliminary Electroweak Measurements and Constraints on the Standard Model
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