HyperDic: crux

English > 2 senses of the word Crux / crux:
NOUNobjectCrux, Southern Cross, Crux Australisa small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus
communicationcrux, crux of the matterthe most important point
Crux / crux > pronunciation
Soundskrah'ks
RhymesBenelux ... Wessex: 20 rhymes with ahks...
English > Crux: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus.
SynonymsSouthern Cross, Crux Australis
Instance ofconstellationA configuration of stars as seen from the earth
Member ofMilky Way, Milky Way Galaxy, Milky Way SystemThe galaxy containing the solar system
MembersAlpha CrucisThe brightest star in the Southern Cross
Beta CrucisThe second brightest star in the Southern Cross
SpanishCrux, Cruz Austral, Cruz del Sur
CatalanCreu Austral, Crux
English > crux: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe most important point.
Synonymcrux of the matter
Narroweralpha and omegaThe basic meaning / meaning of something
BroaderpointA brief version of the essential meaning / meaning of something
Spanishquid
Catalanquid

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