single cross

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single cross

n. Genetics
The hybrid of two inbred lines. It can be represented as AB, the product of the cross A × B, where A and B represent inbred lines.
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sin′gle cross′

n. Genetics.
a first-generation hybrid produced by a cross between two inbred lines.
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There was not a single cross or worried-looking face.
``Ay!'' added Prince John, without heeding him, ``and there is my Mammon of unrighteousness too the Marquis of Marks, the Baron of Byzants, contesting for place with penniless dogs, whose threadbare cloaks have not a single cross in their pouches to keep the devil from dancing there.
But, Nathan Dyer was terrible, consistently losing the ball and failing to complete a single cross.
7 Christian Atsu Worked hard and covered lots of ground but did not provide a single cross. 6 Ayoze Perez Battled through the pain barrier to score a cracking goal.
Taken off for closing stages after long stint on sidelines CHRISTIAN ATSU 6 Worked hard and covered lots of ground but didn't provide a single cross AYOZE PEREZ 8 Battled through the pain barrier to score a cracking goal.
Not a single Bible was burned and not a single cross was harmed!!" the department said.
Not a single cross was licked by the flames as well.
Happy Mondays drummer Gary Whelan tweeted: "We owe 'Horseman' everything..we wouldn't exist without him..I never had a single cross word with him in 36 years..forever in his debt..."
However, duplicate epistasis was predominantly present in all the crosses for all the traits except a single cross each in days to 50% flowering, plant height, branches per plant and seeds per pod indicating that selection for improvement may be successful in later generations.
Among them, the single cross wire phantom has been commonly used as a reference standard to validate other calibration methods [12,16], thanks to its excellent precision and accuracy.
Only a handful of poppies were planted around a single cross, but it began a tradition that has grown over the decades.
1870s, the fringe with geometric designs and single cross, red ochre pigment overall, Ig.

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