Crux (disambiguation)

Crux (disambiguation)

Crux is the Latin word for cross, and may refer to:

  • Crux, the crucial point
  • Crux, or Southern Cross, the smallest of the 88 modern constellations
Art
  • "Crux", a poem by Patti Smith from her 1996 book The Coral Sea
  • Crux (literary), a passage whose correct reading is difficult to determine
  • Crux (comics), an American comic book published by CrossGen Entertainment
  • "Crux", a lyric line from Frank Zappa in the song "Stink-foot" "The crux of the biscuit is the apostrophe" from his 1974 commercial hit (with a bullet) album Apostrophe (')
Computing
  • CRUX, a lightweight, i686-optimized Linux distribution
  • Crux, a theme in the GNOME desktop environment
Other
  • Yamaha Crux, a motorcycle manufactured by India Yamaha Motor
  • Crux (Final Fantasy Unlimited), a small flying marionette used for spying
  • Crux, Gryphus 1's air commander in Ace Combat X
  • Crux, an avatar in Second Life



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