Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In anatomy, a ridge or crest for the attachment of a muscle.
  • noun A narrow fold of enamel directed inward and backward from a point near the meeting of the protoloph and ectoloph in such a tooth as that of a rhinoceros. See cut under tooth.
  • noun A cord-like longitudinal ridge on the dorsal surface of the egg-capsule of cockroaches.
  • noun In zoology and anatomy, a crest, in any sense; a ridge, prominence, or process like or likened to a crest or comb.
  • noun In ornithology, specifically— The crest of feathers on a bird's head. The keel of the breast-bone of a carinate bird; the crista sterni.

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  • Events in Second Life Today: Creator of Flexiprims, Diabetes Benefit Auction, Kinetic Amusement Park Opening New World Notes in Portuguese: Crista Lopes criou teleporte fluido de OpenSim para OpenSim Tateru Find an SL Viewer Labeled 2.0 (But Is It Really?)

    World of SL

  • New World Notes in Portuguese: Crista Lopes criou teleporte fluido de OpenSim para OpenSim Tateru Find an SL Viewer Labeled 2.0 (But Is It Really?)

    World of SL

  • Events in Second Life Today: Creator of Flexiprims, Diabetes Benefit Auction, Kinetic Amusement Park Opening New World Notes in Portuguese: Crista Lopes criou teleporte fluido de OpenSim para OpenSim Tateru Find an SL Viewer Labeled 2.0 (But Is It Really?)

    World of SL

  • I was among those who cast a vote, and I know many other adults who also cast a vote, and at least one that helped the National Academy of Engineering by providing information about what would constitute appropriate accessories (thank you Crista, — and thank you NAE for asking Crista who is a very stylish in addition to accomplished Computer Scientist).

    Computer Engineer Barbie: The Power of Social Media once again « Beki's Blog (there's an original name)

  • Are Crista Flanagan and Nicole Parker are in it as well, or were they wise enough to give it a miss?

    Friedberg and Seltzer to Direct LA Art Movie: Could This Be a Twilight Spoof? | /Film

  • Lauren, Sean and David — as well as Crista Kende on viola, Mihai Marica on cello, Julia MinJeong Kang on cello, and Gabriela Martinez on piano — are set to play the Weill Recital Hall on Oct. 26.

    All in the Family Band

  • Crista McHugh was a double finalist in the On the Far Side contest and won the paranormal category of the Emerald City Opener.

    November’s Member News

  • Crista Cullen continued her good run of form with a goal as Great Britain beat Japan 3-0 in the opening match of their Champions Trophy campaign in Rosario, Argentina.

    Sport news in brief

  • They must be saying "Crista Flanagan, I'm looking at you!"

    Friedberg and Seltzer to Direct LA Art Movie: Could This Be a Twilight Spoof? | /Film

  • I have a feeling that Crista Flanagan, Carmen Electra and Nicole Parker are going to be in this as the spoof characters (Electra will once more be the token sexy comic book character Look-a-like).

    Friedberg and Seltzer to Direct LA Art Movie: Could This Be a Twilight Spoof? | /Film

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