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Synonyms for crossing

situated or lying across

Synonyms for crossing

a shallow area in a stream that can be forded

a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc

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

a voyage across a body of water (usually across the Atlantic Ocean)

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The passenger turned his face away, at the same time putting out his two fingers and crossing himself.
As I looked back I saw the steam from the horses of the coach by the light of the lamps,and projected against it the figures of my late companions crossing themselves.
He goes to his crossing and begins to lay it out for the day.
Jo fights it out at his crossing among the mud and wheels, the horses, whips, and umbrellas, and gets but a scanty sum to pay for the unsavoury shelter of Tom-all-Alone's.
Several miles in advance lay a range of hills--the farther shore of the dead sea we had been crossing.
All were silently crossing themselves, and the reading of the church service, the subdued chanting of deep bass voices, and in the intervals sighs and the shuffling of feet were the only sounds that could be heard.
Crossing an ice-bridge, the dogs broke through and were swept under the down-stream ice.
As he was crossing through the water he lost his footing, stumbled and fell, and not being able to rise on account of his load, groaned heavily.
Crossing these, we passed some forlorn outlying groups of houses with dim little scattered shops among them, looking like lost country villages wandering on the way to London, disfigured and smoke-dried already by their journey.
Ascending the second flight of stairs and crossing a short corridor, we discovered the lamp, through the open door of a quaintly shaped circular room, burning on the mantel-piece.
the moment when she will be crossing the zenith, which latter event will further diminish the entire distance by a length equal to the radius of the earth,
At midnight she will be in perigee, that is, at her shortest distance from the earth, and at the same moment she will be crossing the zenith.
It has often been loosely said that all our races of dogs have been produced by the crossing of a few aboriginal species; but by crossing we can get only forms in some degree intermediate between their parents; and if we account for our several domestic races by this process, we must admit the former existence of the most extreme forms, as the Italian greyhound, bloodhound, bull-dog, in the wild state.
The man pointed to the white gates of the crossing.
Through Del Norte and Humboldt counties they went, and through Mendocino into Sonoma --counties larger than Eastern states--threading the giant woods, whipping innumerable trout-streams, and crossing countless rich valleys.