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symbol for the element chromiumchromium
[Gr.,=color], metallic chemical element; symbol Cr; at. no. 24; at. wt. 51.9961; m.p. about 1,857°C;; b.p. 2,672°C;; sp. gr. about 7.2 at 20°C;; valence +2, +3, +6. Chromium is a silver-gray, lustrous, brittle, hard metal that can be highly polished.
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(chemical engineering)


1. Abbr. for cold-rolled.
2. Abbr. for “ceiling register.”


cross, 3
1. An object consisting primarily of two straight or nearly straight pieces forming right angles with one another; the usual symbol of the Christian religion.
2. A monument or small building of any kind surmounted by a cross, 1, as a market cross.




The country code for Costa Rica.


(1) See cognitive radio and conversion rate.

(2) (Carriage Return) The character code generated when the Enter key is pressed. In ASCII and EBCDIC systems, the code is a decimal 13 or hex 0D. See line break.
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Individuals with CRS have sometimes been described as having difficulty accepting changes in their routine/environment.
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8212;Denny Wood, CRS, is a broker associate with the Keller Williams Alaska Group in Anchorage, AK, and has been an active CRS member for over 16 years, earning his CRS Designation in 1994.
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A visit with a group of farmers at a mountainside chapel doubling as an emergency ration station near a village called Las Palmas begins with most of the indigenous families morosely regarding the handful of journalists and CRS and U.
Steedman added, "We are also gratified that some of the key players in The Human Genome Project chose CRS over other lab automation companies for a project of such scientific importance.
He currently is a CRS certified instructor and a faculty member at REALTOR[R] University's Graduate School of Real Estate.
CRS has had a presence in both camps since December 2000, mostly providing health education and sanitation.
CRS Robotics Corporation (TSE: ROB) has received on-site acceptance of a new automated laboratory system recently sold to Canada's National Research Council.