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crossing

 
Noun crossing has 7 senses
  1. crossing - traveling across
    --1 is a kind of
    travel, traveling, travelling
    --1 has particulars: ford, fording; traversal, traverse
    Derived form: verb cross1
  2. ford, crossing - a shallow area in a stream that can be forded
    --2 is a kind of body of water, water
    --2 is a part of stream, watercourse
  3. crossing - a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect
    --3 is a kind of
    point
    Derived form: verb cross2
  4. intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour - a junction where one street or road crosses another
    --4 is a kind of junction
    --4 is a part of road, route
    --4 has particulars:
     corner, street corner, turning point; level crossing, grade crossing
    Derived form: verb cross2
  5. crossing, crosswalk, crossover - a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
    --5 is a kind of path
    --5 has particulars: grade separation; pedestrian crossing, zebra crossing
    Derived form: verb cross1
  6. hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossing, cross, interbreeding, hybridizing - (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
    --6 is a kind of coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union
    --6 has particulars:
     dihybrid cross; monohybrid cross; reciprocal cross, reciprocal; testcross, test-cross
    Derived form: verb cross8
  7. crossing - a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)
    --7 is a kind of
    voyage
    Derived form: verb cross1
Verb cross has 8 senses
  1. traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across - travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
    --1 is one way to pass, go through, go across
    Derived forms: noun crossing5, noun crossing1, noun crossing7
    Sample sentence:
    These men cross the river
  2. intersect, cross - meet at a point
    --2 is one way to meet, ran into, encounter, run across, come across, see
    Derived forms: noun crossing3, noun crossing4
    Sample sentences:
    Our properties cross at this point
    His fields cross mine at this point
  3. thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk - hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
    --3 is one way to prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
    Derived form: noun cross4
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot cross Sue
  4. cross - fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs"
    --4 is one way to
    fold, fold up, turn up
    Antonyms: uncross
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. cross, traverse, span, sweep - to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"
    --5 is one way to cover, extend
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  6. cross - meet and pass; "the trains crossed"
    --6 is one way to
    intersect, cross
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  7. cross - trace a line through or across; "cross your `t'"
    --7 is one way to
    write
    Derived form: noun cross2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. crossbreed, cross, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed - breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed"
    --8 is one way to breed
    Derived forms: noun cross5, noun crossing6, noun cross6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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