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crossband

[′krȯs‚band]
(materials)
In plywood comprising three or more plies, a layer of veneer whose grain direction is at right angles to that of the face plies.

crossband, crossbanding, cross core

1. In plywood, a veneer sheet whose grain is at right angles to the face veneer.
2. Any decorative band whose grain is perpendicular to the principal surface. (See illustration p. 280.)
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Forewing narrow, 3.13 times as long as maximum width of wing disc; marginal fringe 0.46 times as long as maximum width of disc; disc with dense setae except basal cell and asetose area below a cluster of dark bristles on the infuscated crossband extending to around stigmal vein, ciliation on disc inside the infuscated crossband unusual, consisting of dense, fine setae with a rather large base; 1 seta on submarginal vein and 1 seta premarginal vein, 1 seta below the end of submarginal vein, 3 setae on anterior margin of marginal vein; stigmal vein with a slender neck and expanded apex, postmarginal vein absent.
Wing with pale brown crossband. Body uniformly yellow to reddish yellow ...
Other features include full crossband duplex test and automated bit error rate test capabilities.
This will provide an RF capacity of three Gbps, an ISR feed of six Gbps and laser-based crossband links of 20 Gbps with over 90 beams.
In another airborne communications solution, GD launched a privately developed UHF/VHF Crossband Communications Repeater, weighing less than one kilogram, to operate as a Blos extender for the Hook family as well as other communications systems.
Inside, selby grey and navy leather are combined with crossbanded walnut burr veneer, closely matched to the original.
As the Air Force ponders these future options, the service expects to continue using advanced extremely high frequency satellites--nuclear-hardened systems with onboard signal processing and crossbanded extremely high frequency and super high frequency communications--into the 2030s, McKenzie said.
In many dances, including those where an upper jacket is not worn, the dancers wear a dorji gon, a kind of poncho collar with applique cloud patterns which symbolizes the armour of tolerance, as well as two flat crossbands (gotrab) across the upper body which represents the eradication of desires.
The number of exceptional examples coming on to the market has shrunk dramatically, though the values have not dropped.' Two years ago, Mr Coles sold a magnificent Regency mahogany, crossbanded and ebony-inlaid four-sided partners desk.
Industrial Wood Products' MDF-XPLY features a solid hardwood veneer core with MDF crossbands, making smooth finished applications for veneer, melamine, paper, printing, painting and overlays possible.