cross fall

cross fall

On the surface of the ground, the gradient across the width of a building.
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The existing lane widths and cross fall on the road are not ideal.
A gripping and epic novel set in a world where black and white - Noughts and Crosses - should not be mixed, but love takes the leading role as a nought and cross fall for each other.
The two-metre wide deck slabs, which are manufactured with a nonslip finish, vary in thickness to create a drainage cross fall and incorporate a plinth at the back of the platform with cast in anchorages for the back of platform fencing.
A short corner saw Phil Preedy's cross fall for Wolsey whose stunning 20-yard volley nestled into the corner of the net.
Atherton Road has significant cross fall issues that are causing access issues into properties.
Holy Cross falls to 8-21 overall and 5-9 in the Patriot League with the loss, while Lehigh improves to 19-10 on the season and 10-4 in the conference.
When the cross falls from view, we have ceased to proclaim the Gospel, and risk reducing Christianity to morality or good citizenship.