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English noun: crossing

1. crossing (act) traveling across


Broader (hypernym)travel, traveling, travelling


Narrower (hyponym)ford, fording, traversal, traverse

2. crossing (object) a shallow area in a stream that can be forded


Synonymsford


Broader (hypernym)body of water, water


Part meronymstream, watercourse

3. crossing (location) a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect


Broader (hypernym)point

4. crossing (artifact) a junction where one street or road crosses another


Synonymscarrefour, crossroad, crossway, intersection


Broader (hypernym)junction


Narrower (hyponym)corner, grade crossing, level crossing, street corner, turning point


Part meronymroad, route

5. crossing (artifact) a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other


Synonymscrossover, crosswalk


Broader (hypernym)path


Narrower (hyponym)grade separation, pedestrian crossing, zebra crossing

6. crossing (act) (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids


Synonymscross, crossbreeding, hybridisation, hybridization, hybridizing, interbreeding


Broader (hypernym)conjugation, coupling, mating, pairing, sexual union, union


Narrower (hyponym)dihybrid cross, monohybrid cross, reciprocal, reciprocal cross, test-cross, testcross


Domain categorygenetic science, genetics

7. crossing (act) a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)


Broader (hypernym)voyage









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