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Meaning of CROSSING

Pronunciation:  'krosing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  traveling across
  2. [n]  a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)
  3. [n]  the act of mixing different breeds of animals
  4. [n]  a path (often marked) where a street or railroad can be crossed
  5. [n]  a junction where one street or road crosses another
  6. [n]  a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect
  7. [n]  a shallow area in a stream that can be forded

CROSSING is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: carrefour, cross, crossbreeding, crossroad, crosswalk, crossway, ford, hybridisation, hybridization, hybridizing, interbreeding, intersection
 See Also: body of water, conjugation, corner, coupling, ford, fording, grade crossing, grade separation, junction, level crossing, mating, pairing, path, pedestrian crossing, point, road, route, sexual union, stream, street corner, travel, traveling, travelling, traversal, traverse, turning point, union, voyage, water, watercourse, zebra crossing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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. --Bp. 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.        --Shak.

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