cross·​able | \ ˈkrȯ-sə-bəl How to pronounce crossable (audio) \

Definition of crossable

: capable of being crossed

Examples of crossable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Though much of the border remains relatively crossable for wildlife, some of the mountainous stretches in the Santa Ritas are too rugged for fencing. Ben Goldfarb, The Denver Post, "What Trump’s border wall means for El Jefe the Mexican-born male jaguar," 11 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of crossable

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Crossable.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 26 January 2020.

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cross·​able | \ ˈkrȯ-sə-bəl How to pronounce crossable (audio) \

Medical Definition of crossable

: capable of being crossed

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