crossing crossing  /ˈkrɔ sɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) traveling across
  2. (n) a shallow area in a stream that can be forded
  3. (n) a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect
  4. (n) a junction where one street or road crosses another
  5. (n) a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
  6. (n) (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
  7. (n) a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)

Usage(s):

  1. In Mexico, middle-class tourists take a night hike simulating a border crossing experience.
  2. The border crossing reopened Monday, he said.
  3. But no one really knows the numbers of students crossing illegally.

News

  1. MoDOT to replace Banker's Crossing bridge

    Traffic travels over Banker’s Crossing bridge on U.S. Highway 59 south of St. Joseph on Tuesday afternoon. The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to replace the bridge.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: St. Joseph News-Press

  2. Baby born at border crossing

    A local woman gave birth to a child Monday while crossing the international border back into the United States from Mexico.According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a 20-year-old U.S. citizen, whose identity has not been released to the public, went into labor while...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Yuma Sun

  3. Washington Crossing Historic Park announces Volunteer of the Year award, reports sell-out crowd for third annual ...

    WASHINGTON CROSSING – Washington Crossing Historic Park and the Friends of Washington Crossing Park announce the following news:
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Advance

Quotes

  1. "This is a very dangerous crossing. Lives are lost every time people try to make this crossing," Napolitano said, adding that Haitians caught at sea will be repatriated. "Please do not have us divert our necessary rescue and relief efforts...
    on Jan 17, 2010 By: Janet Napolitano Source: Washington Post

  2. Ahmadinejad said there were "indications they knew they were crossing into Iran."
    on Feb 2, 2010 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: msnbc.com

  3. Screen Actors Guild president Alan Rosenberg said: "We will advise our members of their rights with respect to not crossing WGA picket lines and/or not appearing on programmes using non-union writers."
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Alan Rosenberg Source: BBC News

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