a member of a Christian millenarian sect founded in the US about 1848, holding that only the just will enter eternal life, that the wicked will be annihilated, and that the ignorant, the unconverted, and infants will not be raised from the dead
of or relating to this body or its beliefs and practices
[krahyst-church] /ˈkraɪstˌtʃɜrtʃ/ noun 1. a city on E South Island, in New Zealand. /ˈkraɪstˌtʃɜːtʃ/ noun 1. a city in New Zealand, on E South Island: manufacturing centre of a rich agricultural region. Pop: 344 100 (2004 est) 2. a town and resort in S England, in SE Dorset. Pop: 40 208 (2001)
- Christchurch chromosome
Christchurch chromosome Christ·church chromosome (krīst’chûrch’) n. An abnormal small acrocentric chromosome with complete or almost complete deletion of the short arm; it is found in the white blood cells in some cases of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
[kris-kraws, -kros] /ˈkrɪsˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs/ noun 1. the figure or mark of a cross. /ˈkrɪsˌkrɒs/ noun (archaic) 1. 2. a cross used in place of a signature by someone unable to sign his name
[kris-kraws-roh, -kros-] /ˈkrɪsˌkrɔsˈroʊ, -ˌkrɒs-/ noun 1. the alphabet.