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cross·walk

 (krôs′wôk′, krŏs′-)
n.
A path marked off on a street to indicate where pedestrians should cross.

crosswalk

(ˈkrɒsˌwɔːk)
n
(Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian a path across a road marked as a crossing for pedestrians. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): pedestrian crossing See also zebra crossing, pelican crossing

cross•walk

(ˈkrɔsˌwɔk, ˈkrɒs-)

n.
a lane marked off for pedestrians to use when crossing a street, as at an intersection.
[1735–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crosswalk - a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the othercrosswalk - a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
grade separation - a crossing that uses an underpass or overpass
path - a way especially designed for a particular use
pedestrian crossing, zebra crossing - street crossing where pedestrians have right of way; often marked in some way (especially with diagonal stripes)
Translations
přechod pro chodce
fodgængerovergang
liikennevalo-ohjattu suojatiesuojatie
pješački prijelaz sa semaforom
gyalogátkelőhely
押しボタン信号式横断歩道
보행자가 신호등을 조작하는 횡단보도
prehod za pešce
övergångsställe
lối qua đường có đèn giao thông

crosswalk

[ˈkrɒsˌwɔːk] N (US) → paso m de peatones

crosswalk

[ˈkrɒswɔːk] n (US) (for pedestrians)passage m clouté

crosswalk

[ˈkrɒsˌwɔːk] n (Am) → strisce fpl pedonali, passaggio pedonale

crosswalk

عُبُورُ الْـمُشاةِ přechod pro chodce fodgængerovergang Ampelübergang ειδική διάβαση για πεζούς paso de peatones señalizado liikennevalo-ohjattu suojatie passage piéton pješački prijelaz sa semaforom passaggio pedonale con semaforo 押しボタン信号式横断歩道 보행자가 신호등을 조작하는 횡단보도 oversteekplaats fotgjengerovergang przejście dla pieszych passagem de pedestres, passagem para peões пешеходный переход типа «пеликан» övergångsställe ทางข้ามไฟที่มีสัญญาณโดยผู้ข้ามเป็นผู้กดปุ่ม ışıklı yaya geçidi lối qua đường có đèn giao thông 灯控人行横道
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