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.
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.
The Istanbul researchers took several readings with legs crossed and uncrossed.
Keep your arms relaxed and uncrossed to convey openness to ideas.
If a cheque is uncrossed, or "open", it does not have to be paid into an account.
We also demonstrated somatosensory ERPs of some of our patients who showed different responses elicited by low intensity electrical stimulation of the median nerve at the wrist depending on the location of the hands either in uncrossed anatomical position or crossed over the body midline to the other hemispace.