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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.

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The state Public Utilities Commission, which regulates rail crossings, has asked Glendale for more details on the proposed Flower Street crossing, and the city will submit that information within days.
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A Contra Costa county jury has awarded a former utility worker $9 million, including $2 million in punitive damages, for a 2001 accident at an unguarded railroad crossing in Pinole, California.
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The portable Rail CrossingGuard system represents the continuation of joint collaboration between Nestor Traffic Systems and the FRA's Next Generation High Speed Rail Corridor Program to apply advanced technology to improving safety at highway rail grade crossings.
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