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Definition of 'crossing'

See also: cross 


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

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