skull+and+cross-bones

  • 1 skull and cross·bones — /ˌskʌlənˈkrɑːsˌboʊnz/ noun [singular] : a picture of a human skull above two crossed bones that was used on the flags of pirate ships in the past and is now used as a warning label on containers of poisonous or dangerous substances …

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  • 2 Skull and crossbones — is a symbol consisting of a human skull and two long bones crossed together under the skull. It is used in several contexts: Skull and crossbones (poison), the use of the symbol as a warning of danger (usually in regard to poisonous substances)… …

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  • 3 skull and crossbones — skull and cross|bones [ ,skʌl ən krɔs,bounz ] noun singular a picture of two crossed bones under a skull. It was used in the past on ships belonging to PIRATES (=sailors that attacked and stole from other ships) and is now used for warning of… …

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  • 4 skull and crossbones — skull′ and cross′bones n. pl. skulls and crossbones. a representation of a front view of a human skull above two crossed bones, orig. used on pirates flags and now used as a warning sign, as in identifying poisons • Etymology: 1820–30 …

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  • 5 cross|bones — «KRS BOHNZ, KROS », noun (plural). two large bones placed crosswise, usually below a skull, to mean death: »Poisonous medicines are sometimes marked with a skull and crossbones …

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  • 6 skull and crossbones — noun emblem warning of danger or death • Hypernyms: ↑emblem • Part Holonyms: ↑black flag, ↑pirate flag, ↑Jolly Roger, ↑blackjack * * * noun (plural skulls …

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  • 7 List of Skull and Bones members — Skull and Bones, a secret society at Yale University, was founded in 1832. Until 1971, the organization published annual membership rosters, which were kept at Yale s library. In this list of notable Bonesmen, the number in parentheses represents …

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  • 8 Skull (symbolism) — Skull symbolism is the attachment of symbolic meaning to the human skull. The most common symbolic use of the skull is as a representation of death and mortality, but such a reading varies with changing cultural contexts.Humans can often… …

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  • 9 Bones — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Bones (canción de The Killers). Bones Género Drama Policíaco Creado por Hart Hanson Reparto Emily Deschanel David Boreanaz Michaela C …

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  • 10 Bones - Die Knochenjägerin — Seriendaten Deutscher Titel: Bones – Die Knochenjägerin Originaltitel: Bones Produktionsland …

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  • 11 Bones – Die Knochenjägerin — Seriendaten Deutscher Titel: Bones – Die Knochenjägerin Originaltitel: Bones Produktionsland …

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  • 12 Anthropology and Archaeology — ▪ 2009 Introduction Anthropology       Among the key developments in 2008 in the field of physical anthropology was the discovery by a large interdisciplinary team of Spanish and American scientists in northern Spain of a partial mandible (lower… …

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  • 13 Miembros de Skull \x26 Bones — Anexo:Miembros de Skull Bones Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Skull and Bones, una Sociedad secreta en la Universidad de Yale , fundada en 1832. Hasta 1971, la organización publicaba listas de sus miembros , las cuales eran guardadas en la… …

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  • 14 Anexo:Miembros de Skull & Bones — Este artículo o sección sobre sociedad y cultura necesita ser wikificado con un formato acorde a las convenciones de estilo. Por favor, edítalo para que las cumpla. Mientras tanto, no elimines este aviso puesto el 21 de abril de 2008. T …

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  • 15 art and architecture, Oceanic — ▪ visual arts Introduction       the visual art (art) and architecture of native Oceania, including media such as sculpture, pottery, rock art, basketry, masks, painting, and personal decoration. In these cultures, art and architecture have often …

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  • 16 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade — This article is about the film. For the video games, see Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (video game). Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Theatrical poster by Drew Struzan …

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  • 17 Orthodox cross — See also: Patriarchal cross and Cross of Lorraine The Orthodox Cross is a variation of the Christian cross and is commonly found in Eastern Orthodox Churches. The cross has three horizontal crossbeams, the top representing the plate with… …

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  • 18 List of Doctor Who universe creatures and aliens — This is a list of fictional creatures and aliens from the universe of the long running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, including Torchwood, The Sarah Jane Adventures and K 9. It covers alien races and other fictional creatures,… …

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  • 19 Temperance "Bones" Brennan — For the character in Kathy Reichs novels, see Temperance Brennan. Temperance Brennan Bones character Photograph of Brennan, as portrayed by Emily Deschanel …

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  • 20 List of Doctor Who monsters and aliens — This is a list of monsters and aliens from the long running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who . The list includes some races which are not extraterrestrial, but are nonetheless non human. This list is meant to cover alien races and …

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