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level crossing

n. Chiefly British
A grade crossing.

level crossing

n
(Railways) Brit and Canadian a point at which a railway and a road cross, esp one with barriers that close the road when a train is scheduled to pass. US and Canadian name: grade crossing

grade′ cross`ing


n.
an intersection of a railroad track and another track, a road, etc., at the same level. Also called, Brit., level crossing.

level crossing

grade crossing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.level crossing - intersection of a railway and a road on the same levellevel crossing - intersection of a railway and a road on the same level; barriers close road when trains pass
carrefour, crossroad, crossway, intersection, crossing - a junction where one street or road crosses another
Translations
تَقَاطُعٌتَقاطُع على مُسْتَوى واخد
úrovňová křižovatkaželezniční přejezd
jernbaneoverskæring
tasoristeys
mjesto na kojem pruga prelazi cestu
szintbeni vasúti átjáró
akvegur yfir járnbrautateina
踏切
건널목
úrovňová križovatkaúrovňový železničný prechod
enonivojsko križišče
plankorsning
จุดที่ทางรถไฟและถนนตัดผ่านกัน
chỗ chắn tàu

level crossing

n (Brit) → passaggio a livello

level

(ˈlevl) noun
1. height, position, strength, rank etc. The level of the river rose; a high level of intelligence.
2. a horizontal division or floor. the third level of the multi-storey car park.
3. a kind of instrument for showing whether a surface is level. a spirit level.
4. a flat, smooth surface or piece of land. It was difficult running uphill but he could run fast on the level.
adjective
1. flat, even, smooth or horizontal. a level surface; a level spoonful (= an amount which just fills the spoon to the top of the sides).
2. of the same height, standard etc. The top of the kitchen sink is level with the window-sill; The scores of the two teams are level.
3. steady, even and not rising or falling much. a calm, level voice.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈlevelled , (American) ˈleveled
1. to make flat, smooth or horizontal. He levelled the soil.
2. to make equal. His goal levelled the scores of the two teams.
3. (usually with at) to aim (a gun etc). He levelled his pistol at the target.
4. to pull down. The bulldozer levelled the block of flats.
ˈlevelness noun
level crossing
a place where a road crosses a railway without a bridge.
level-ˈheaded adjective
calm and sensible.
do one's level best
to do one's very best.
level off
to make or become flat, even, steady etc. After rising for so long, prices have now levelled off.
level out
to make or become level. The road levels out as it comes down to the plain.
on a level with
level with. His eyes were on a level with the shop counter.
on the level
fair; honest.

level crossing

تَقَاطُعٌ železniční přejezd jernbaneoverskæring Bahnübergang ισόπεδη διάβαση paso a nivel tasoristeys passage à niveau mjesto na kojem pruga prelazi cestu passaggio a livello 踏切 건널목 gelijkvloerse kruising planovergang przejazd kolejowy passagem de nível железнодорожный переезд plankorsning จุดที่ทางรถไฟและถนนตัดผ่านกัน hemzemin geçit chỗ chắn tàu 铁路平交路口
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