crossing noun

1 journey across a stretch of water

ADJ. rough | smooth | ferry The price includes accommodation and ferry crossing. | river, sea | Atlantic, Channel, etc.

VERB + CROSSING make You can only make the crossing in good weather.

PREP. during a/the ~ We discussed our plans during the crossing. | ~ from, ~ to a very rough crossing from England to Ireland

2 place where you can cross sth

ADJ. border | level (= over a railway) | pedestrian, pelican, zebra (These are all places where people walking can cross a road.)

PREP. at a/the ~ They were stopped and searched at the border crossing. | on a/the ~ A passenger train smashed into a truck on a level crossing.