cross-compound

cross-compound
\(|) ̷ ̷+pronunc at compound adj\ adjective
Etymology: cross (V)
of a compound engine : having cylinders side by side

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/kraws"kom"pownd, kros"-/, adj.
(of a compound engine or turbine) having the high-pressure and low-pressure units side by side. Cf. tandem-compound.

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