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zebra crossing

n. Chiefly British
A pedestrian crosswalk.

[So called because it is marked with white stripes.]

zebra crossing

n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit a pedestrian crossing marked on a road by broad alternate black and white stripes. Once on the crossing the pedestrian has right of way

ze′bra cross`ing



n.
Brit. a crosswalk marked with white stripes.

zebra crossing

crosswalk
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zebra crossing - street crossing where pedestrians have right of wayzebra crossing - street crossing where pedestrians have right of way; often marked in some way (especially with diagonal stripes)
crosswalk, crossover, crossing - a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other
pelican crossing - an acronym for pedestrian light control; a pedestrian crossing with traffic lights that are controlled by pedestrians
school crossing - a pedestrian crossing where school children cross a street on the way to school
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
مَعبَر المُشاة المُخَطَّط
přechod pro chodce
fodgængerovergang
suojatie
zebra
gangbraut
横断歩道[おうだんほどう]
횡단보도
prechod pre chodcov
prehod za pešce
övergångsställe
ทางม้าลาย
lối qua đường cho người đi bộ

zebra crossing

n (Brit) → strisce fpl (pedonali), zebre fpl

zebra

(ˈziːbrə) , (ˈzeb-) plural ˈzebras ~ˈzebra noun
a kind of striped animal of the horse family, found wild in Africa. two zebras; a herd of zebras.
zebra crossing
a place, marked in black and white stripes, where traffic stops for pedestrians to cross a street.

zebra crossing

مـَمَرٌّ لِلمُشَاةِ مُلَوَّنٌ بِالَأبْيَضِ والَأسْوَد přechod pro chodce fodgængerovergang Zebrastreifen διάβαση πεζών cruce de cebra, paso de cebra suojatie passage piéton zebra strisce pedonali 横断歩道[おうだんほどう] 횡단보도 zebrapad fotgjengerfelt przejście dla pieszych faixa para pedestres, passagem de peões пешеходный переход övergångsställe ทางม้าลาย şeritli yaya geçidi lối qua đường cho người đi bộ 斑马线
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