uncrossed


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un·cross

 (ŭn-krôs′, -krŏs′)
tr.v. un·crossed, un·cross·ing, un·cross·es
To move (one's legs, for example) from a crossed position.

uncrossed

(ʌnˈkrɒst)
adj
1. (Banking & Finance) (of a cheque, etc) not crossed or with two parallel lines drawn across the face so that it can only be paid into a bank account
2. not in a crossed position
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncrossed - (of a check) not crossed
crossed - (of a check) marked for deposit only as indicated by having two lines drawn across it
2.uncrossed - not crosseduncrossed - not crossed; "sitting primly with uncrossed legs"
crossed - placed crosswise; "spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers"; "crossed forks"; "seated with arms across"
Translations

uncrossed

[ˈʌnˈkrɒst] ADJ [cheque] → sin cruzar

uncrossed

adj legsnicht übereinandergeschlagen or -gekreuzt; uncrossed cheque (dated Brit) → Barscheck m

uncrossed

[ʌnˈkrɒst] adj (cheque) → non sbarrato/a
References in classic literature ?
The swarthy little gentleman uncrossed his legs, beat an impatient tattoo with the toe of his boot and consulted a heavy gold watch.
It aroused him; he uncrossed his legs, sat erect, turned to me.
With that he uncrossed his legs again, and looked hard at Arnold.
These arguments at length concluded, Mr Squeers crossed his legs, uncrossed them, scratched his head, rubbed his eye, examined the palms of his hands, and bit his nails, and after exhibiting many other signs of restlessness and indecision, asked 'whether one hundred pound was the highest that Mr Nickleby could go.' Being answered in the affirmative, he became restless again, and, after some thought, and an unsuccessful inquiry 'whether he couldn't go another fifty,' said he supposed he must try and do the most he could for a friend: which was always his maxim, and therefore he undertook the job.
He uncrossed his arms and leaned forward towards her.
So much for your rotten pessimism," he snarled at Michaelis, who uncrossed his thick legs, similar to bolsters, and slid his feet abruptly under his chair in sign of exasperation.
Strong defensive resolve made sure the host's line remained uncrossed though and their first real attack allowed them to take the lead, as Nick Newman put his side on the front foot with a breakthrough the midfield.
The Kings Uncrossed project will involve the replacement of track, signalling and overhead line equipment.
"The Queen sits squarely and symmetrically on her own chair, with her legs uncrossed and straight down in a much more sustainable and relaxed way, with both her hands free thanks to the large bag that sits on the floor at her side," James said.
The Istanbul researchers took several readings with legs crossed and uncrossed. Again, blood pressure was higher when legs were crossed, but when the measurements were repeated just three minutes after uncrossing the legs, blood pressure was back to the earlier levels.
This occurs when the lower pole of the uncrossed kidney is fused to the upper pole of the crossed kidney.
* Keep your arms relaxed and uncrossed to convey openness to ideas.