Meaning of 'crossing'

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Meaning of ‘crossing’

7 definitions found.



traveling across


a voyage across a body of water, traditionally across the Atlantic Ocean

Example: "Every fall my family makes the crossing from France to Canada."


(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

Synonyms: cross crossbreeding interbreeding hybridization hybridisation hybridizing


a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other

Synonyms: crosswalk crossover


a junction where one street or road crosses another

Synonyms: intersection


a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect


a shallow area in a stream that can be forded

Synonyms: ford

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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