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cross product

[′krȯs ‚prä·dəkt]
(mathematics)
An anticommutative multiplication on the vectors of euclidean three-dimensional space. Also known as vector product.
The product of the two mean terms of a proportion, or the product of the two extreme terms; in the proportion a/b = c/d, it is ad or bc.
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The creation of automated underwriting rules for cross products like group health and workers' compensation insurance also has the potential to greatly improve the efficiency of the distribution of financial services by or through banks, professional employment organizations, insurers and reinsurers alike.