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Definition of Crossing

Crossing

  1. of Cross
  2. The act by which anything is crossed; as, the crossing of the ocean.
  3. The act of making the sign of the cross.
  4. The act of interbreeding; a mixing of breeds.
  5. Intersection, as of two paths or roads.
  6. A place where anything (as a stream) is crossed; a paved walk across a street.
  7. Contradiction; thwarting; obstruction.

Crossing Quotations

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
Groucho Marx

The history of American women is all about leaving home - crossing oceans and continents, or getting jobs and living on their own.
Gail Collins

Rituals, anthropologists will tell us, are about transformation. The rituals we use for marriage, baptism or inaugurating a president are as elaborate as they are because we associate the ritual with a major life passage, the crossing of a critical threshold, or in other words, with transformation.
Abraham Verghese

I don't like my hockey sticks touching other sticks, and I don't like them crossing one another, and I kind of have them hidden in the corner. I put baby powder on the ends. I think it's essentially a matter of taking care of what takes care of you.
Wayne Gretzky

When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, 'Well, what do you need?'
Steven Wright
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Crossing Translations

crossing in Italian is crociata
crossing in Latin is transitus
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