Crossheading Crossings

Crossing

Meanings and phrases

crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. traveling across
  2. a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect
  3. a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other; crosswalk; crossover
  4. a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)
  5. a shallow area in a stream that can be forded; ford
  6. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids; hybridization; hybridisation; crossbreeding; cross; interbreeding; hybridizing
  7. a junction where one street or road crosses another; intersection; crossroad; crossway; carrefour

crossing guard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who helps people (especially children) at a traffic crossing

crossing over

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis; crossover

grade crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. intersection of a railway and a road on the same level; barriers close road when trains pass; level crossing
E.g.
  • This is now the only grade crossing on the Northern Running Track.
  • The eastbound connection passed under the City Subway to avoid a grade crossing.
  • The line passes its first grade crossing at Convent Station at the College of Saint Elizabeth.

level crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. intersection of a railway and a road on the same level; barriers close road when trains pass; grade crossing
E.g.
  • Beckton Depot has the only level crossing on DLR.
  • A level crossing was located at the platform end.
  • This is because there is a level crossing in between.

pedestrian crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. street crossing where pedestrians have right of way; often marked in some way (especially with diagonal stripes); zebra crossing
E.g.
  • The new station's platform only has one pedestrian crossing on the far west side.
  • The da Vinci Bridge, completed in 2001, serves as a pedestrian crossing over highway E18 in Ås, approximately from Oslo.
  • in 2016, in operation passed the 101.6 kilometers of roads, 45 bridges, tunnels and overpasses and 21 pedestrian crossing.

pelican crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an acronym for pedestrian light control; a pedestrian crossing with traffic lights that are controlled by pedestrians

school crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a pedestrian crossing where school children cross a street on the way to school

zebra crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. street crossing where pedestrians have right of way; often marked in some way (especially with diagonal stripes); pedestrian crossing

before crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The storm continued to the north before crossing Sakhalin.
  • The road passes First Lake before crossing Route 4 near St. Croix.
  • Non-radio aircraft were advised to call at Lympne before crossing.

border crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A major motorway border crossing is located here.
  • The general catches the couple at a border crossing.
  • Wasterkingen has a road border crossing into Germany.

river crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The river crossing is done over a metallic bridge.
  • The river crossing over the Turunchuk River was here.
  • A river crossing here once linked Mobile and Baldwin counties.

crossing point

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hamzabeyli crossing point is mainly aimed for commercial traffic (e.g.
  • It is the last public crossing point before the Thames reaches the sea.
  • Hamzabeyli border crossing point was previously in use in Ottoman times.

crossing the river

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It means "crossing the river to the west".
  • Opening fire from the village, it made crossing the river hazardous.
  • Seeing the ease of crossing the river, he assumed the Confederates were retreating.

bridge crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is also a Romanesque bridge crossing the same river.
  • A bridge crossing the Passaic was built some time earlier at Acquackanonk about 4 miles to the north.
  • The abstract enamel mural "Tempo" by Gordon Rayner is on the mezzanine-level bridge crossing the tracks.

crossing the border

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After crossing the border, the route continues to Ivalo.
  • The persons crossing the border showed evidence of military training.
  • They are first sent to Quailin, before crossing the border to Vietnam.

crossing between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is the shortest crossing between Britain and Ireland.
  • Finn Bridge is a border crossing between the Republic and the North.
  • The bridge is the only fixed road crossing between Maple Ridge and Agassiz.

ferry crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The name likely comes from an ancient ferry crossing called Yangzi or Yangzijin ().
  • Both ends of the ferry crossing are linked to Quebec's Route Verte bicycle trail network.
  • lists over twenty ferry crossing on the lower stretch of the Solo River, downstream from Bojonegoro.

crossing points

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Often, additional border crossing points are created to carry only local border traffic.
  • The current bridges at these crossing points were constructed in 1955 and 2012 respectively.
  • The main crossing points are the northern Erez Crossing into Israel and the southern Rafah Crossing into Egypt.

railroad crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Just short of a railroad crossing, it intersects Roberts Road, which carries KY 3292.
  • In 2018, a tunnel was dug under the station by ProRail to remove the railroad crossing.
  • These suggestions included the familiar circular railroad crossing sign and octagonal stop sign.

road crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Devil's Path has a single road crossing, NY 214 at Stony Clove Notch.
  • The bridge is the only fixed road crossing between Maple Ridge and Agassiz.
  • The road crossing from Gibraltar into Spain can often be subject to long delays.

crossing through

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He walked approximately , crossing through 17 states in 175 days.
  • The route soon enters the community of East Harwich, crossing through some woods at the southern end.
  • The main border crossing through which goods and workers crossed was the Fatima Gate crossing near Metula.

crossing the line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, in some quieter areas, crossing the line by walking over the tracks is possible.
  • Or they could arrange a tie, with the McLaren/Amon and Miles/Hulme cars crossing the line side-by-side.
  • The far end of the line is usually marked with a brightly coloured buoy to show divers where it is and to help other boats avoid crossing the line.

crossing loop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Also provided around this time was a crossing loop.
  • A 725 metre long crossing loop is located opposite the station.
  • This was made possible by moving the former crossing at Ulrichsberg to a newly built crossing loop further north at Grafling.

when crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It can be used as a descent when crossing.
  • Squirt A basic squirt is performed when crossing a strong eddyline.
  • Clerks and officers of the House of Lords bow to the throne when crossing the chamber.

crossing the bridge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A District Line service can also be seen crossing the bridge in the 1965 drama Four in the Morning.
  • To finance this project, the punitive damages that Jews had to pay for crossing the bridge were used.
  • In 1897, a train carrying nearly 200 people derailed while crossing the bridge; there were no injuries.

railway crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A railway crossing between the two countries is located in Harmica near Savski Marof in Brdovec municipality.
  • The judge said Mandlazi was very reckless by ignoring two warning signs before the railway crossing and also failed to heed the train's horn.
  • Both Cockburn and Manning report that during the 1850s, McBean Pound was “one of the first sites” considered for a railway crossing over the river.

bridges crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There are two bridges crossing the River Coquet.
  • The majority of the rail trail passes through sparsely populated areas of the Canadian Shield, with historic trestle bridges crossing several rivers.
  • Eight derelict bridges crossing the Gwili lie between Conwyl and Llanpumsaint, the cost of this restoration work is a major factor delaying the re-opening northwards to Llanpumpsaint.)

first crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her Captain for the first crossing was Oren D. Relyea.
  • In 1827, Keats was elected to the Ohio Bridge Commission, laying the foundation for the river's first crossing.
  • There is a widespread maritime tradition of holding ceremonies to mark a sailor's first crossing of the equator.
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