a Latin cross having a shorter crosspiece above the customary one.
a cross with two high horizontal bars, the upper one shorter than the lower
noun 1. (in foreign-language learning) a technique for practicing a linguistic structure in which students repeat a sentence or other structure, each time substituting a new element, such as a new verb, as directed by the teacher, or transforming the original structure, as in changing a statement to a question. 2. Also called pattern drill. […]
noun, Computers. 1. the automated identification of shapes or forms or patterns of speech.
- Pattern sensitive epilepsy
pattern sensitive epilepsy pat·tern sensitive epilepsy (pāt’ərn) n. A form of reflex epilepsy precipitated by seeing certain patterns.
- Patter of tiny feet
noun phrase imminent childbirth; also called pitter-patter of tiny feet Examples My editor will soon hear the patter of tiny feet. Usage Note slang noun phrase Having young children around; also, imminent childbirth