crossing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"crossing" in British English

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crossingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkrɒs.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈkrɑː.sɪŋ/
B1 a ​place where something such as a ​road, ​river, etc. can be ​crossedsafely, or a ​place where a ​road and a ​railwaymeet and ​cross each other: a ​border/​river crossingC1 a ​journeyacross a ​largearea of ​water, from one ​side to the other: It was a really ​rough crossing - I ​threw up three ​times.
(Definition of crossing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crossingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkrɔ·sɪŋ/

crossing noun [C] (LYING ACROSS)

a ​place where a ​road and a ​railroad cross

crossing noun [C] (GOING ACROSS)

a ​markedplace where a ​road can be crossed ​safely; crosswalk : a ​pedestrian crossing
(Definition of crossing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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