Crossing
Crossing Cross"ing, n. [See {Cross}, v. t. ] 1. The act by which anything is crossed; as, the crossing of the ocean. [1913 Webster]

2. The act of making the sign of the cross. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

3. The act of interbreeding; a mixing of breeds. [1913 Webster]

4. Intersection, as of two paths or roads. [1913 Webster]

5. A place where anything (as a stream) is crossed; a paved walk across a street, or a set of marks across the street pavement indicating that this is a designated location for pedestrians to cross. [1913 Webster +PJC]

6. Contradiction; thwarting; obstruction. [1913 Webster]

I do not bear these crossings. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • crossing — crossing. См. кросс. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • crossing — crossing. = breeding (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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