CRUX

CRUX is a lightweight, x86-64-optimized Linux distribution targeted at experienced Linux users and delivered by a tar.xz-based package system with BSD-style initscripts. It also utilizes a ports system to install and upgrade applications. The current release is 3.1. Although crux is the Latin word for `cross,` the choice of the name `CRUX` its...
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Crux

• (n.) Anything that is very puzzling or difficult to explain.
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crux

crux of the matter noun the most important point
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Crux

(abbr. Cru, gen. Crucis) The Cross; a tiny but brilliant southern constellation invisible from most of the populated northern hemisphere. Surrounded on three sides by Centaurus, with Musca to the south, it is well seen only south of the Tropic of Cancer. Crux contains the most f...
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Crux

[Chinese astronomy] The modern constellation Crux is not included in the Three Enclosures and Twenty-Eight Mansions system of traditional Chinese uranography because its stars are too far south for observers in China to know about them prior to the introduction of Western star charts. Based on the work of Xu Guangqi and the German Jesuit mi...
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Crux

[literary] Crux (Latin for `cross`, `gallow`, or `t-shape`) is a term applied by palaeographers, textual critics, bibliographers, and literary scholars to a point of significant corruption in a literary text. More serious than a simple slip of the pen or typographical error, a crux (probably deriving from Latin crux interpretum = `crossroad...
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Crux

Crux (krŭks) noun ; plural E. Cruxes (-ĕz), Latin Cruces (kru'sēz). [ Latin , cross, torture, trouble.] Anything that is very puzzling or difficult to explain. Dr. Sheridan. « The perpetual crux of New Testament chronologists. St...
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crux

A junction or crossing. ... Synonym: cross. ... Origin: L. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Crux

constellation lying at about 12 hours 30 minutes right ascension (the coordinate on the celestial sphere analogous to longitude on the Earth) and 60┬░ ... [7 related articles]
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Crux

Crux (krooks) [Lat.,=cross], small but brilliant southern constellation whose four most prominent members form a Latin cross, the famous Southern Cross. The long arm of the cross, terminating in the brightest member, Acrux (Alpha Crucis), points almost directly at the south celestial pole. Two other...
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crux

crux 1. An essential, basic, crucial, or pivotal point. 2. The basic, central, or critical point or feature; such as, 'The crux of the matter.' 'The crux of an argument.' 3. A puzzling or apparently insoluble problem.
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Crux

English name: The Cross. Genitive name: Crucis. Visibility: Never visible from the UK. See TABLE 20: THE CONSTELLATIONS.
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crux

Type: Term Pronunciation: krŭks, krū′sēz Definitions: 1. A junction or crossing. Synonyms: cross1
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crux

[n] - the most important point
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