grade crossing


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grade crossing

n.
An intersection of railroad tracks, roads, walkways, or a combination of these at the same level.

grade crossing

n
(Railways) US 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. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): level 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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grade crossing - intersection of a railway and a road on the same levelgrade 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
enonivojsko križišče

grade crossing

n (US) → Bahnübergang m

grade crossing

n (Am) (Rail) → passaggio a livello
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