cross bond

1 of 2

noun

1
: a masonry bond in which courses of Flemish bond alternate with courses of stretchers
2
: an electrical connection between the ground feeder or conductor and the rails of an electric railway or between rails of one or more tracks for equalizing the return current flowing in the rails and for bridging around possible open joint bonds

cross-bond

2 of 2

transitive verb

: to provide with a cross bond

Word History

Etymology

Noun

cross entry 3

Transitive verb

cross bond

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“Cross bond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross%20bond. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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