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crossing

kraw sing

  • n  traveling across
  • n  a shallow area in a stream that can be forded
  • n  a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect
  • n  a junction where one street or road crosses another
  • n  a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
  • n  (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
  • n  a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)
  • v  travel across or pass over
  • v  meet at a point
  • v  hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  • v  fold so as to resemble a cross
  • v  to cover or extend over an area or time period
  • v  meet and pass
  • v  trace a line through or across
  • v  breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties

  • In Mexico, middle-class tourists take a night hike simulating a border crossing experience.
  • His bill, which was prompted by the death of two constituents who were killed crossing the street while listening to their iPods, sought to ban pedestrians from using earphones in .
  • The border crossing reopened Monday, he said.
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  • Janet Napolitano in Washington Post
    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...
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in msnbc.com
    Ahmadinejad said there were "indications they knew they were crossing into Iran."
  • Alan Rosenberg in BBC News
    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."

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