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 for Crossing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cross \Cross\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crossed (kr[o^]st; 115); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Crossing.]
     1. To put across or athwart; to cause to intersect; as, to
        cross the arms.
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     2. To lay or draw something, as a line, across; as, to cross
        the letter t.
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     3. To pass from one side to the other of; to pass or move
        over; to traverse; as, to cross a stream.
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              A hunted hare . . . crosses and confounds her former
              track.                                -- I. Watts.
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     4. To pass, as objects going in an opposite direction at the
        same time. "Your kind letter crossed mine." --J. D.
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     5. To run counter to; to thwart; to obstruct; to hinder; to
        clash or interfere with.
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              In each thing give him way; cross him in nothing.
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              An oyster may be crossed in love.     -- Sheridan.
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     6. To interfere and cut off; to debar. [Obs.]
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              To cross me from the golden time I look for. --Shak.
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     7. To make the sign of the cross upon; -- followed by the
        reflexive pronoun; as, he crossed himself.
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     8. To cancel by marking crosses on or over, or drawing a line
        across; to erase; -- usually with out, off, or over; as,
        to cross out a name.
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     9. To cause to interbreed; -- said of different stocks or
        races; to mix the breed of.
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     To cross a check (Eng. Banking), to draw two parallel
        transverse lines across the face of a check, with or
        without adding between them the words "and company", with
        or without the words "not negotiable", or to draw the
        transverse lines simply, with or without the words "not
        negotiable" (the check in any of these cases being crossed
        generally). Also, to write or print across the face of a
        check the name of a banker, with or without the words "not
        negotiable" (the check being then crossed specially). A
        check crossed generally is payable only when presented
        through a bank; one crossed specially, only when presented
        through the bank mentioned. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     To cross one's path, to oppose one's plans. --Macaulay.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crossing \Cross"ing\, n. [See Cross, v. t. ]
     1. The act by which anything is crossed; as, the crossing of
        the ocean.
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     2. The act of making the sign of the cross. --Bp. Hall.
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     3. The act of interbreeding; a mixing of breeds.
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     4. Intersection, as of two paths or roads.
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     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.
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     6. Contradiction; thwarting; obstruction.
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              I do not bear these crossings.        --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  128 Moby Thesaurus words for "crossing":
     abjuration, abjurement, abrogation, absolute contradiction,
     annulment, approach, asymptote, bottleneck, bucking, carrefour,
     challenge, cloverleaf, collision course, commutation,
     concentralization, concentration, concourse, concurrence,
     confluence, conflux, congress, contention, contradiction,
     contraposition, contrary assertion, contravention, contraversion,
     controversion, convergence, converging, counteraction, countering,
     counterworking, course, crossbreeding, crosscurrent, crosspoint,
     crossroad, crosswalk, crossway, crosswise, cruise, denial,
     disaffirmation, disallowance, disavowal, disclaimer, disclamation,
     disownment, disproof, flyover, focalization, focus, forswearing,
     funnel, gainsaying, globe-trotting, going, grade crossing,
     head wind, hub, hybridism, hybridization, impugnation, impugnment,
     interbreeding, intercrossing, intersection, journeying, leg,
     level crossing, locomotion, meeting, miscegenation, mongrelism,
     motion, movement, moving, mutual approach, narrowing gap, negation,
     nullification, ocean trip, opposing, opposition, opposure,
     oppugnation, overcrossing, overpass, passage, progress, radius,
     rebutment, rebuttal, recantation, refusal, refutation, rejection,
     renunciation, repudiation, resistance, retractation, retraction,
     revocation, rotary, run, sail, sea trip, shakedown cruise, spokes,
     standing against, tangent, thwart, tourism, touristry,
     traffic circle, traject, trajet, transit, transversal, travel,
     traveling, traversal, traverse, undercrossing, undercurrent,
     viaduct, voyage

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