A cross formed by two bars of equal length, crossing in the middle at right angles and expanding toward the ends, used especially as a symbol for the Prussian and German military.
(gymnastics) A position on the rings where the gymnast holds the rings straight out on either side of the body.
(sports, moguls freestyle skiing) An acrobatic maneuver where the skier remains upright, but the lower leg bends back at the knee 90 degrees, and the ankles twist 45 degrees, so that the back of the skis form a right-angle cross.
They are applied on one side of the cage only, forming a complete vertical railway, carried by iron cross sleepers, with proper seats for the rails instead of wooden buntons; the cage is guided by curved shoes of a proper section to cover the heads of the rails.
Since 1st October 1867 all its ships have carried the same flag, of the national colorsblack, white, red, with the Prussian eagle and the iron cross.
He was colonel of the 28th infantry, and had the grand cross of the Iron Cross.
above the valley, crowned by an iron cross erected by Count Anton von Stolberg-Wernigerode in memory of his friends who fell in the wars of 1813-1815.
It was somewhere along this ridge that a young German corporal, Adolf Hitler earned an Iron Cross.