a city on E South Island, in New Zealand.
a city in New Zealand, on E South Island: manufacturing centre of a rich agricultural region. Pop: 344 100 (2004 est)
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.
[kris-uh n] /ˈkrɪs ən/ verb (used with object) 1. to receive into the Christian church by baptism; baptize. 2. to give a name to at baptism: They christened her Mary. 3. to name and dedicate: to christen a ship. 4. to make use of for the first time. /ˈkrɪsən/ verb (transitive) 1. to give a […]