cross figure


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cross fire, cross figure

A fiddleback grain pattern.

fiddleback, cross figure, cross fire, ripple figure

Abrupt, curly figures in wood, particularly maple and mahogany, caused by undulations in fiber alignment.
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The Red Cross figures are the first independent account of the disaster.
Bosnian Croats hold 177 and the Serbs have 151, he said, citing Red Cross figures.