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crossing

(krô′sĭng, krŏs′ĭng)
n.
1. The act or action of crossing.
2.
a. A place at which roads, lines, or tracks intersect; an intersection.
b. A place at which a river, railroad, or highway, for example, may be crossed: a railroad crossing; a pedestrian crossing.
3. The intersection of the nave and transept in a cruciform church.
4. Biology The process of crossbreeding; hybridization.
References in classic literature ?
She never turns her head until she comes to the crossing where Jo plies with his broom.
After crossing Gun Creek, they met with various signs that white people were in the neighborhood, and Captain Bonneville made earnest exertions to discover whether they were any of his own people, that he might join them.
"We are, no doubt, crossing what is supposed to be the kingdom of Usoga.
Five so-called "parallel crossings" - zebra crossings with a cycle lane directly alongside - have been introduced in five locations across Solihull.
Network Rail said: "If Britain was building the railway now, there wouldn't be any level crossings. The safest level crossing is a closed one and in the last seven years we have closed more than 1,000.
Since the outbreak of the Syrian war in 2011, many border crossings between Lebanon and Syria have been closed.
That's the estimated cost to improve safety and establish so-called railroad quiet zones at dozens of Eugene area railroad crossings.
Turkish authorities explained the congested border crossings with a delay in the work of officials at the Kapitan Andreevo unit.
GAZA, Nov 1 (KUNA) -- The Director General of Crossings in Gaza Nadhmi Muhanna said Saturday Israel informed them they have officially shut down Karam Abu Salem Crossing, the commercial crossing for east of Gaza and the northern Crossing of Bait Hanoun, until further notice.
Hanson Pipe & Precast is producing Premier Railroad Crossing, a precast, reinforced concrete system that allows for smooth roadway crossings over railroad tracks, its installation and life cycle faster and longer than alternative styles.
ZEBRA CROSSINGS The pedestrian crossing with alternating black and white stripes gives extra rights of way to pedestrians.
Where those rights of way were at the same level as the new railway, level crossings were installed and countless crossing-keepers engaged.