- being in the shape of a cross; cross-shaped.
- a cross.
Origin of cruciform
Examples from the Web for cruciform
Historical Examples of cruciform
Many were cruciform, and consisted of nave, transepts, and chancel.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
The church is cruciform, and its spire the landmark for the surrounding country.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
It is a cruciform building, and a steeple rises from the centre.Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts
The ground-floor contained a cruciform passage and six divisions.Up in the Clouds
The church of All Saints is cruciform, with central tower and spire.
- shaped like a cross
- a geometric curve, shaped like a cross, that has four similar branches asymptotic to two mutually perpendicular pairs of lines. Equation: x ² y ² – a ² x ² – a ² y ² = 0, where x = y = ± a are the four lines