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 flash update, citing Kenya Red Cross figures, says extensive damages and losses have been reported to livestock and agricultural fields - at least 21,741 acres of farmland destroyed and about 19,223 livestock killed.
Yolanda, the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall, hit the central Philippines on November 8 last year, leaving 6,293 dead, 1,061 missing and about 4.1 million people displaced, Red Cross figures showed.