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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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He is calling for the existing zebra crossing to be replaced by a light controlled pelican crossing.
Instead, scooter drivers must first drive ahead to the intersection to their right and make a "fishhook" maneuver in which they essentially drive in front of the zebra crossing and then make a hard turn to the left into a special box designated for those wanting to make a left turn.
"Although there is a zebra crossing in place, many cars do not stop at the zebra crossing when pedestrians are waiting to cross.
The commuters also call for creating awareness among the motorists regarding zebra crossing and right of pedestrians.
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