Definition of “crossing” - English Dictionary

“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 crossed safely, or a place where a road and a railway meet and cross each other:

a border/river crossing

C1 a journey across a large area 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)

“crossing” in American English

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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 marked place where a road can be crossed safely; crosswalk:

a pedestrian crossing

(Definition of “crossing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)