cross·ing noun \ˈkrȯ-siŋ\
: a place where two things (such as a street and a railroad track) cross each other
: a place where you can cross a street, stream, etc.
: the act of going across something
: the act or action of crossing: as
a : a traversing or traveling across
b : an opposing, blocking, or thwarting especially in an unfair or dishonest manner
a : a place or structure (as on a street or over a river) where pedestrians or vehicles cross; especially : crosswalk
b : the place in a cruciform church where the transept crosses the nave
c : a place where a railroad track crosses a street
Examples of CROSSING
- Stop at the railroad crossing.
- a crossing for ferry boats
- the crossing of a mountain range
- a weeklong crossing of the Atlantic Ocean
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