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Definition of Crossing

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intersection; place where a road or railroad tracks can be crossed; crossbreeding, hybridization
go from one side to the other; hybridize, crossbreed; make the sign of the cross; cause to fail; annoy, bother
Crossing Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
transitus
Crossing Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
The act of making the sign of the cross.
  
(v. t.)
The act of interbreeding; a mixing of breeds.
  
(v. t.)
The act by which anything is crossed; as, the crossing of the ocean.
  
(v. t.)
Intersection, as of two paths or roads.
  
(v. t.)
Contradiction; thwarting; obstruction.
  
(v. t.)
A place where anything (as a stream) is crossed; a paved walk across a street.
  
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Cross
  
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crossing
\cross"ing\, n. [see cross, v. t. ]
1. the act by which anything is crossed; as, the crossing of the ocean.
2. the act of making the sign of the cross. hall.
3. the act of interbreeding; a mixing of breeds.
4. intersection, as of two paths or roads.
5. a place where anything (as a stream) is crossed; a paved walk across a street.
6. contradiction; thwarting; obstruction. i do not bear these crossings.
crossing
adj : extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis; "cross members should be all steel"; "from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully"; "transversal vibrations"; "transverse colon" [syn: cross(a) , crossing(a) , transverse, transversal, thwartwise]
n

1. traveling across
2. a shallow area in a stream that can be forded [syn: ford]


3. a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect
4. a junction where one street or road crosses another [syn: intersection, crossroad, crossway, carrefour]


5. a path (often marked) where a street or railroad can be crossed [syn: crosswalk]


6. the act of mixing different breeds of animals [syn: hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, cross, interbreeding, hybridizing]


7. a voyage across a body of water (usually across the atlantic ocean)


  similar words(5) 



 pedestrian crossing 
 grade crossing 
 level crossing 
 air crossing 
 zebra crossing 
English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Attraws = a. crossing back
Croesiad = n. a crossing
Trawsrywiad = n. a crossing of breeds
Australian Slang
broad striped paint lines to cross a roadway
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. traveling across
(hypernym) travel, traveling, travelling
(hyponym) ford, fording
(derivation) traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
2. a shallow area in a stream that can be forded
(synonym) ford
(hypernym) body of water, water
(part-holonym) stream, watercourse
3. a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect
(hypernym) point
(derivation) intersect, cross
4. a junction where one street or road crosses another
(synonym) intersection, crossroad, crossway, carrefour
(hypernym) junction
(hyponym) corner, street corner, turning point
(part-holonym) road, route
(derivation) intersect, cross
5. a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
(synonym) crosswalk, crossover
(hypernym) path
(hyponym) grade separation
(derivation) traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
6. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
(synonym) hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, cross, interbreeding, hybridizing
(hypernym) coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union
(hyponym) dihybrid cross
(derivation) crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed
(classification) genetics, genetic science
7. a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)
(hypernym) voyage
(derivation) traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across

Noun
1. a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
(hypernym) structure, construction
2. marking consisting of crossing lines
(synonym) crisscross, mark
(hypernym) marking
3. a cross as an emblem of Christianity; used in heraldry
(hypernym) emblem
(hyponym) Calvary cross, cross of Calvary
4. any affliction that causes great suffering; "that is his cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns"
(synonym) crown of thorns
(hypernym) affliction
(derivation) thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, frustrate, baffle, bilk
5. an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
(synonym) hybrid, crossbreed
(hypernym) organism, being
(hyponym) crossbred
(derivation) crossbreed, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed
6. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
(synonym) hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossing, interbreeding, hybridizing
(hypernym) coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union
(hyponym) dihybrid cross
(derivation) crossbreed, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed
(classification) genetics, genetic science

Verb
1. travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
(synonym) traverse, track, cover, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
(hypernym) pass, go through, go across
(hyponym) tramp
(derivation) crossing, crosswalk, crossover
2. meet at a point
(synonym) intersect
(hypernym) meet, ran into, encounter, run across, come across, see
(derivation) crossing
3. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
(synonym) thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, frustrate, baffle, bilk
(hypernym) prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
(hyponym) disappoint, let down
(see-also) double cross
(derivation) crown of thorns
4. fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs"
(antonym) uncross
(hypernym) fold, fold up, turn up
5. to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"
(synonym) traverse, span, sweep
(hypernym) cover, extend
6. meet and pass; "the trains crossed"
(hypernym) intersect
(hyponym) decussate
7. trace a line through or across; "cross your `t'"
(hypernym) write
(derivation) crisscross, mark
8. breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed"
(synonym) crossbreed, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed
(hypernym) breed
(derivation) hybrid, crossbreed

Adjective
1. extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis; "cross members should be all steel"; "from the transverse hall the stairway ascends gracefully"; "transversal vibrations"; "transverse colon"
(synonym) cross(a), transverse, transversal, thwartwise
(similar) crosswise
2. perversely irritable
(synonym) crabbed, crabby, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-tempered
(similar) ill-natured
Crossing Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
BTS Transportation Expressions
A place where a channel moves from along one bank of the river over to the other bank of the river. (TNDOT1)
By the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Railroad-Related Terms
A length of track that carries one track across another.
Crossing Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Phobia
Fear of streets or crossing the street
Crossing Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Crossing may refer to:
Entertainment
  • Crossing (album), a 1985 album by world music/jazz group Oregon
  • Crossing (2007 film), a Canadian independent feature film
  • Crossing (2008 film), a South Korean film
  • Animal Crossing, a video game

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Crossing Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary Soccer
4 out 5 goals are scored from crosses into the prime target area
Crossing Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
mes (place where crossed); mesan (act of crossing)
Crossing Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Glossary of the American Council on Science and Health
In botany, induction of the production of offspring of plants of different varieties or species.