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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Irish Rail chief Jim Meade said: "The theme for this year for International Level Crossing Awareness Day could not be more relevant.
Offenders are automatically notified and face a PS60 fine, points on their licence, or can choose to sit a level crossing safety awareness course.
Summary: Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Jan 21 (ANI): After the incident of an Express Train passing a level crossing near Puri in open condition, the East Coast Railways (ECoR) has decided to put its safety mechanism in the right place.
MULTAN -- Divisional Superintendent Railways Ameer Dawood Pota said that 45 unmanned level crossing had been upgraded while work on 42 level crossings was in progress in the division.
AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a lorry was involved in a near miss with a passenger train on a level crossing.
Bethan Jelfs, Customer Services Director for Arriva Trains Wales added: "Driving through a level crossing when the lights are on red or the barriers are coming down puts not just yourself and your passengers at risk but also the lives of everyone on-board the approaching train.
Sam Pead, Network Rail's level crossing manager for the region, said: "The cyclists and pedestrians from this footage were extremely lucky to have avoided serious harm -- the consequences could have been so much worse.
As per Railway Act 1890, the responsibility for up-gradation of unmanned level crossing lies with the concerned provincial governments and road authorities, for whom the ministry of Railways would provide all possible technical assistance, he added.
Network Rail shared the footage after research revealed that one in five 18 to 24-year-olds admitted they would ignore warning lights and try to cross the railway at a level crossing if they were in a rush.
RAHIM YAR KHAN -- One man was killed when a train hit a tractor at level crossing at Jetha Bhuta near Khanpur, some 56 kilometres from here, early on Monday.