Cross handle

a handle attached transversely to the axis of a tool, as in the augur.

See also: Cross

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The metal shaft of the auger is topped by a cross handle. Hand augers are usually designed to dig 6-inch-diameter holes.
"To pump the ship dry you had a brake-pump, which was a bit like a see-saw with a cross handle connected to the pump in the middle.
The look of the Axor Montreux bath and kitchen fixtures was classical, with their ceramic inlays and cross handles popular at the turn of the century.
When Dornbracht brought Tara to the market in 1992, the fitting's minimalist design with its characteristic cross handles was a revolution in the design world.
Accessories for Chicago Faucets are also available, including cross handles, flow nozzles, a variety of spouts and turrets.
The Bentley Arnage T, originally owned by David Beckham, comes complete with his wife Victoria's name embroidered into the upholstery, diamond cross handles and a fridge, as well as televisions in the rear headrests.
Based in Wesson, Miss., Cross handles the company's sales and service activities in the southern and southeastern United States.
ON THE WALL: Part of the company's Country Bath Collection, this wall-mount lavatory faucet has a 6 1/2-inch-reach column spout and available cross handles. The unit measures 7 1/2 inches tall and features quarter-turn ceramic-disc valves that won't leak, the maker says.
The American Red Cross handles about 70% of the annual blood transfusions in the U.S.
"There has to be some better way." Currently, Cross handles technology access for his facilities though existing troughs and by running wiring from the ceiling through power poles.