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

 

Hyponyms: ford, fording, traversal, traverse, dihybrid cross, monohybrid cross, reciprocal cross, reciprocal, testcross, test-cross, grade separation, pedestrian crossing, zebra crossing, corner, street corner, turning point, level crossing, grade crossing

 

Part Meronyms: road, route, stream, watercourse

 

Derivational Morphology: traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across, crossbreed, hybridize, hybridise, interbreed, intersect, ford

 

 
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