zebra crossing
noun Date: 1950 British a crosswalk marked by a series of broad white stripes to indicate a crossing point at which pedestrians have the right of way

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • zebra crossing — zebra crossings N COUNT In Britain, a zebra crossing is a place on the road that is marked with black and white stripes, where vehicles are supposed to stop so that people can walk across …   English dictionary

  • zebra crossing — n BrE a place marked with black and white lines where people who are walking can cross a road safely American Equivalent: crosswalk →↑pelican crossing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • zebra crossing — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a pedestrian street crossing marked with broad white stripes …   English terms dictionary

  • zebra crossing — noun count BRITISH a CROSSWALK with black and white lines …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • zebra crossing — n. Brit. a crosswalk, indicated by white stripes marked on the road, in which the pedestrian has the right of way …   English World dictionary

  • Zebra crossing — A zebra crossing in Sydney, Australia …   Wikipedia

  • zebra crossing — noun street crossing where pedestrians have right of way; often marked in some way (especially with diagonal stripes) • Syn: ↑pedestrian crossing • Usage Domain: ↑Britain • Hypernyms: ↑crossing, ↑crosswalk, ↑crossover …   Useful english dictionary

  • zebra crossing — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms zebra crossing : singular zebra crossing plural zebra crossings British a set of black and white lines across a road showing where vehicles must stop when people want to cross the road …   English dictionary

  • zebra crossing — a street crossing marked with white stripes. Also called zebra. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • zebra crossing — noun A pedestrian crossing featuring broad white stripes painted parallel to the street …   Wiktionary

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