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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋkrɒsIŋ 〕


〔 ˊkrɒsiŋ 〕

Overview of noun crossing

The noun crossing has 7 senses

  • crossing -- (traveling across)

  • ford, crossing -- (a shallow area in a stream that can be forded)

  • crossing -- (a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect)

  • intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour -- (a junction where one street or road crosses another)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • crossing -- (a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean))

Overview of verb cross

The verb cross has 8 senses

  • 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")

  • intersect, cross -- (meet at a point)

  • 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")

  • cross -- (fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs")

  • 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")

  • cross -- (meet and pass; "the trains crossed")

  • cross -- (trace a line through or across; "cross your `t'")

  • 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")