pedestrian crossing


pedestrian crossing
road crossing for those traveling by foot

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • pedestrian crossing — pedestrian crossings N COUNT A pedestrian crossing is a place where pedestrians can cross a street and where motorists must stop to let them cross. [BRIT] He was knocked down on a pedestrian crossing. (in AM, use crosswalk) …   English dictionary

  • Pedestrian crossing — Crosswalk redirects here. For other uses, see Crosswalk (disambiguation). An adult and child prepare to use a crosswalk in Haifa, Israel …   Wikipedia

  • pedestrian crossing — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pedestrian crossing : singular pedestrian crossing plural pedestrian crossings British an area where vehicles must stop for people who are walking across the street …   English dictionary

  • pedestrian crossing — noun street crossing where pedestrians have right of way; often marked in some way (especially with diagonal stripes) • Syn: ↑zebra crossing • Usage Domain: ↑Britain (for: ↑zebra crossing) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pedestrian crossing — pe.destrian crossing n BrE a specially marked place for people to walk across the road American Equivalent: crosswalk →↑pelican crossing →↑zebra crossing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pedestrian crossing — pe,destrian crossing noun count BRITISH a CROSSWALK in a street …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pedestrian crossing — /pəˈdɛstriən ˌkrɒsɪŋ/ (say puh destreeuhn .krosing) noun an area of roadway on which pedestrians have, within legally defined limits, right of way to cross the road. See zebra crossing. Also, Especially WA, crosswalk …   Australian English dictionary

  • pedestrian crossing — noun A place where pedestrians are permitted to or advised to cross a street. Syn: crosswalk …   Wiktionary

  • pedestrian crossing — noun (C) BrE a special place for people to cross the road; crosswalk AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pedestrian — [pi des′trē ən] adj. [< L pedester, on foot < pes (gen. pedis), FOOT + IAN] 1. going or done on foot; walking 2. of or for pedestrians [a pedestrian crossing] 3. lacking interest or imagination; prosaic; ordinary and dull: said of a… …   English World dictionary


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