• WordNet 3.6
    • n test-cross a cross between an organism whose genotype for a certain trait is unknown and an organism that is homozygous recessive for that trait so the unknown genotype can be determined from that of the offspring
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In literature:

The Aeroplane had been designed and built, and tested in the air, and now stood on the Aerodrome ready for its first 'cross-country flight.
"The Aeroplane Speaks" by H. Barber
Burns put him through a severe cross-examination, but he stood the test, much to his examiner's disgust.
"Mrs. Red Pepper" by Grace S. Richmond
Simple the engine if a cross compound, then make test the same as for a simple engine.
"The Traveling Engineers' Association" by Anonymous
He smiled as his look fell upon these, and, crossing the room, he took one of them up, and tested it between his hands.
"The Swindler and Other Stories" by Ethel M. Dell
While crossing the Atlantic in 1872-73 I had frequent opportunities of testing the explanation there given.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
There was one night that the little Red Cross canteen was put to a severe test.
"The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918" by American Expeditionary Forces
Pass the swimmer's test for American Red Cross as follows: a.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
This can easily be tested by crossing him with a dozen or so horned cows.
"Mendelism" by Reginald Crundall Punnett
Chief Justice Story used to assert that no American could test the accuracy of Gibbon without crossing the Atlantic.
"The Library and Society" by Various
Then I rose calmly and tested the chains, and crossed them on my breast.
"The Little Minister" by J. M. Barrie
The severe tests of cross-examination usually elicit the truth.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 9" by Various
But the 34 daughters tested were also non-cross-overs, since none of them failed to carry a lethal.
"Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
He then under-went a tedious cross-examination, as to the tests of arsenic.
"Dilemmas of Pride, (Vol 3 of 3)" by Margracia Loudon
But in judicial inquiries the information given must be given on oath, and be liable to be tested by cross-examination.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
EXPERIMENTUM CRUCIS (L.), the experiment of the cross, a crucial test.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Crossing out digits from the Woodworth-Wells form of this test.
"Vocational Psychology: Its Problems and Methods" by Harry L. Hollingworth
He tested that makeshift bridge as well as he might before crossing it.
"The White Blackbird" by Hudson Douglas
Now for the test of cross-examination.
"War's Brighter Side" by Julian Ralph
The Red Cross showed the flexibility of its organization, and Compiegne was, in itself, a superb test.
"With the Doughboy in France" by Edward Hungerford
Tests show that the breaking strengths of such rods are directly proportional to their areas of cross-section.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower

In poetry:

In scholarship he's stood the test,
In the institute's at home;
And 'cross the sea—without a jest,
His eloquence is known.
"Ajax at the Centennial. 1897" by Frank Barbour Coffin

In news:

The Test Of Your Potential For Cross-Cultural Success.
For our performance tests we chose file sharing—a service that crosses the boundaries of the Linux and Windows worlds and is used by everyone in almost any computing environment.
Charlotte/Blue Ridge Mensa will host a public testing session at the American Red Cross location in south Charlotte this weekend.
The Long Haul Test – Crossing the Pacific in Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.
The GEA Filtration Model M pilot plant is a laboratory-scale test plant designed for feasibility testing of cross-flow membrane filtration applications in the microfiltration, ultrafiltration and nanofiltration ranges.
Hannaford Bros here will test cross docking of half pallets with one dry grocery vendor early next year.
Because not all benchmarking programs are cross-platform, we selected only Android phones for this round of performance testing.
Israel troops shoot dead Palestinian man in 1st cross-border incident to test Gaza cease-fire.
The National Transportation Safety Board has scheduled the test for Tuesday afternoon at the Union Pacific railroad crossing in western Midland where the crash happened.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. A federal judge in Grand Rapids has sentenced a suburban Detroit doctor to 13 months in prison for submitting $1 million in fraudulent medical test claims to Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — A federal judge in Grand Rapids has sentenced a Farmington Hills doctor to 13 months in prison for submitting $1 million in fraudulent medical test claims to Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
It's one of the greatest debates on football - did the ball cross the line, or didn't it FIFA is testing two different goal-line technologies to clear up arguments about dodgy refereeing once and for all.
Gregg Allman's upcoming book tour in support of his 'My Cross To Bear' memoir has been delayed so that he can undergo diagnostic cardiac testing at the Mayo Clinic's campus tomorrow, April 27.
WALNUT — Over the years, the Mount San Antonio College Cross-Country Invitational has served as a midway point or litmus test for teams heading into league championships and eventually the CIF Southern Section postseason.
The Boomer Grandparent Hipness Quotient, or BGHQ, is the true test of your cross-generational cool and ability to relate to your grandchild.

In science:

The strong approximation approach involves embedding the given process in Brownian motion for which the integral test can be readily shown to hold by using, for example, the tangent approximation (1.1) to the boundary-crossing probability.
Maxima of asymptotically Gaussian random fields and moderate deviation approximations to boundary crossing probabilities of sums of random variables with multidimensional indices
We develop a statistical test to determine if the two crossings (t1a , t2a ) and (t1b , t2b ) by S occur “on the same place” or not.
Reconstructing a two-color scenery by observing it along a simple random walk path
The above statement about the distribution of the test statistic holds only if we select the pair of crossings ((t1a , t2a ), (t1b , t2b )) in an appropriate manner.
Reconstructing a two-color scenery by observing it along a simple random walk path
However, by large deviation for the binomial distribution, Lemma 8 guarantees that the probability of an error by our localization test is exponentially small in n, when the crossings compared correspond to two nonrandom indexes in N∗ × Z∗ .
Reconstructing a two-color scenery by observing it along a simple random walk path
In Section V we test the eigenvalue distribution of inter-VLAN traffic time series cross-correlation matrix C against the RMT predictions.
Analysis of Inter-Domain Traffic Correlations: Random Matrix Theory Approach
To summarize, we have tested the eigenvalues statistics of inter-VLAN traffic cross-correlation matrix C against the null hypothesis of random correlation matrix.
Analysis of Inter-Domain Traffic Correlations: Random Matrix Theory Approach
To provide a formal and unbiased test of our knot identification, we have performed a cross correlation analysis between the 2007, 1995, and 1994 images.
The Nova Shell and Evolution of the Recurrent Nova T Pyxidis
The comparison of cross sections as a function of energy was performed for each element by means of the χ2 test.
New models for PIXE simulation with Geant4
The categorical analysis was performed between the ECPSSR model with United Atom correction, i.e. the model showing the best accuracy according to the results of the χ2 test, and the other cross section models.
New models for PIXE simulation with Geant4
The cross-talk among adjacent pads was tested before other electronics components were fixed on the PCB by injecting a charge of 1 pC on one pad using an appropriate probe.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee
We have a secondgeneration of devices undergoing testing which are designed for the near-IR at 1550 nm and we will characterize these in terms of throughput, cross-talk, optical pathlength and polarization properties in the coming months.
Photonic Technologies for a Pupil Remapping Interferometer
We find that CATR designs (Compact Test Range, crossed Dragone configuration – Tran et al., 2008), which have proven suitable elsewhere, are not quite feasible given our very short focal length and wide fieldof-view.
QUBIC: The QU Bolometric Interferometer for Cosmology
In this Section we summarize the results obtained with the parameter configurations selected in the cross-validation study on all the test sequences.
Evaluation of Three Vision Based Object Perception Methods for a Mobile Robot
We discuss the parametric dependence of the fluxes on nuclear cross sections and other SSM input parameters elsewhere, including some of the resulting neutrino tests that might be made of solar composition and S-factors (Serenelli et al. 2011).
Solar models with accretion. I. Application to the solar abundance problem
De(cid:12)ne Lj and L((cid:0)j ) = L (cid:0) Lj to be the test and training sets for the j th fold of a J -fold cross-validation.
Issues in Stacked Generalization