Definition of crosswalk
: a specially paved or marked path for pedestrians crossing a street or road
Recent Examples of crosswalk from the Web
In a statement, Jakubowski said Beaudry, a mother of five, died because of mistakes and oversights in the planning, design and construction of the crosswalk on Central Road near Melas Park.
The wreckage of a small plane crash lies near an intersection crosswalk, outside Buchanan Field Airport in Concord, Calif., Friday, May 26, 2017.
The pedestrian was walking eastbound in the crosswalk on the south side of the intersection against the red pedestrian signal, according to a CHP news release.
Cars will stop behind the crosswalk, bikes will halt ahead of it, and pedestrians are free to cross the street uninterrupted.
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First Known Use of crosswalk
CROSSWALK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crosswalk for English Language Learners
: a marked path where people can safely walk across a street or road
CROSSWALK Defined for Kids
Definition of crosswalk for Students
: a specially marked path for people to walk across a street
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