HyperDic: crossing

English > 7 senses of the word crossing:
NOUNactcrossingtraveling across
objectcrossing, forda shallow area in a stream that can be forded
locationcrossinga point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect
artifactcrossing, intersection, crossroad, crossway, carrefoura junction where one street or road crosses another
artifactcrossing, crosswalk, crossovera path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
actcrossing, hybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, cross, interbreeding, hybridizing(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
actcrossinga voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)
crossing > pronunciation
Soundskrao'sihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > crossing: 7 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningtraveling across.
Narrowerford, fordingThe act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse
traversal, traverseTaking a zigzag path on skis
Broadertravel, traveling, travellingThe act of going from one place to another
Spanishcruce
Catalantravessa
Verbscrosstravel across or pass over
English > crossing: 7 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA shallow area in a stream that can be forded.
Synonymford
Part ofstream, watercourseA natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Spanishvado
Catalangual
English > crossing: 7 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect.
BroaderpointThe precise location of something
Verbscrossmeet / meet at a point
English > crossing: 7 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA junction where one street or road crosses another.
Synonymsintersection, crossroad, crossway, carrefour
Part ofroad, routeAn open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation
Narrowercorner, street corner, turning pointThe intersection of two streets
level crossing, grade crossingintersection of a railway and a road on the same level
BroaderjunctionThe place where two or more things come together
Spanishcarrefour, cruce de caminos, cruce, encrucijada, intersección
Catalancarrefour, cruïlla, encreuament, intersecció
Verbscrossmeet / meet at a point
English > crossing: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other.
Synonymscrosswalk, crossover
Narrowergrade separationA crossing that uses an underpass or overpass
pedestrian crossing, zebra crossingstreet crossing where pedestrians have right of way
BroaderpathA way especially designed for a particular use
Spanishcruce, vado
Catalancreuament, pas de vianants, pas de zebra
Verbscrosstravel across or pass over
English > crossing: 7 senses > noun 6, act
Meaning(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids.
Synonymshybridization, hybridisation, crossbreeding, cross, interbreeding, hybridizing
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Narrowerdihybrid crosshybridization using two traits with two alleles each
monohybrid crosshybridization using a single trait with two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments / experiments with garden peas)
reciprocal cross, reciprocalhybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype
testcross, test-crossA cross between an organism whose genotype for a certain trait is unknown and an organism that is homozygous recessive for that trait so the unknown genotype can be determined from that of the offspring
Broadercoupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual unionThe act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
Spanishcruce, cruza, hibridación, mestizaje
Catalanencreuament, hibridació
Verbscrossbreed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
English > crossing: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningA voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean).
BroadervoyageA journey to some distant place
Spanishtravesía
Catalantravessia
Verbscrosstravel across or pass over

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