crossing

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Intersection
Nouns
1. crossing, intersection, interchange, crossroad[s], roundabout (Brit.), crosswalk, grade crossing; under- or overpass, bridge, tunnel; overflight. See junction, connection.
2. (crossing pattern) crisscross; textile, fabric; decussation, transversion; intertexture, reticulation, network, net, plexus, web, mesh, twill, tissue, lace; warp, woof; wicker; mat[ting]; cross, X, crucifix, rood; swastika, fylfot; crossbones; plait, trellis, wattle, lattice, grate, grating, grill[e], grid[iron], tracery, fretwork, reticle (see ornament); braid, cat's cradle, knot; entanglement (see disorder). See convolution, obliquity, texture.
3. crosstree, crosspiece, crossbar, transept.
Verbs — cross, go over, intersect, crisscross, interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, interlink; decussate; twine, entwine, weave, inweave, reticulate, twist, wreathe; mat, plait, braid, twill; tangle, entangle, ravel; net, knot; raddle (dial.).
Adjectives — crossing, crossed, crisscross, antiparallel; matted, transverse; cross[-shaped], cruciate, cruciform, crucial, decussate; retiform, reticular, reticulate[d]; areolar, cancellated, grated, barred, streaked; textile.
Adverbs — across, athwart, transversely; crosswise, obliquely, sidewise; against the grain.
Antonyms, see similarity.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A place to cross]
Syn. intersection, overpass, underpass, crossway, crosswalk, crossroad(s), interchange, cloverleaf, exchange, passage, traverse, loop; see also bridge 1 , junction 2 .
2. [A mixing of breeds]
Syn. hybridization, interbreeding, crossbreeding, cross-fertilization, cross-pollination; see also mixture 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
crossway, passage, bridge, crossroad, junction.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Situated or lying across: crosswise, thwart, transversal, transverse, traverse. See HORIZONTAL.

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