sun cross


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sun cross

[′sən ‚krȯs]
(meteorology)
A rare halo phenomenon in which bands of white light intersect over the sun at right angles; it appears probable that most of such observed crosses appear merely as a result of the superposition of a parhelic circle and a sun pillar.
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The equaliser came after Keegan's triple-substitution gamble 19 minutes from time, with the most controversial new arrival Antoine Sibierski proving to be the perfect replacement for crowd favourite Joey Barton when he rose to power a Jihai Sun cross into the net.