cross bond

noun

Definition of cross bond

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

transitive verb

Definition of cross-bond (Entry 2 of 2)

: to provide with a cross bond

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“Cross bond.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross-bond. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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