crown-heel length n.
The length of an embryo or fetus measured from the skull vertex to the heel.
noun 1. an Iranian plant, Fritillaria imperialis, of the lily family, having a purple-spotted stem and a whorl of usually reddish-orange flowers hanging beneath a tuft of leaves, grown as an ornamental. noun 1. a liliaceous garden plant, Fritillaria imperialis, with a cluster of leaves and orange bell-shaped flowers at the top of the stem
- Crown-jewel option
noun 1. (informal) an option given by a company subjected to an unwelcome takeover bid to a friendly firm, allowing this firm to buy one or more of its best businesses if the bid succeeds
- Crown jewels
plural noun 1. the jewellery, including the regalia, used by a sovereign on a state occasion noun The male genitals: stay away from the crown jewels 1. A prized possession or asset, as in The Iliad and Odyssey are the crown jewels of ancient literature, or The software products are the company’s crown jewels. This […]
[kraws-sel, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌsɛl, ˈkrɒs-/ verb (used with object), cross-sold, cross-selling. 1. to sell or try to sell (similar or related products or services) to an existing customer. verb (used without object), cross-sold, cross-selling. 2. to engage in cross-selling something. noun the practice of selling among or between established customers, esp. selling an additional product or […]