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crosswalk

[ kraws-wawk, kros- ]

noun

  1. a lane marked off for pedestrians to use when crossing a street, as at an intersection.


crosswalk

/ ˈkrɒsˌwɔːk /

noun

  1. a path across a road marked as a crossing for pedestrians Also called (in Britain and certain other countries)pedestrian crossing See also zebra crossing pelican crossing


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Word History and Origins

Origin of crosswalk1

First recorded in 1735–45; cross- + walk
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Example Sentences

From automated crosswalks to slow-streets banning vehicles, urban residents suddenly saw their streets turned into safer, public spaces overnight.

From Quartz

The two-lane road with slim shoulders was shuttered for months at a time during the pandemic lull, reopening this spring with stone sidewalks, raised crosswalks, curbside parking and a roundabout on each side of town.

Prince William County police said he was not in a crosswalk.

It’s designed to audibly alert wearers when they’re approaching possibly hazardous situations like crosswalks or strangers.

The spatial camera, built by the computer vision company Luxonis, can read signs, detect crosswalks and see coming changes in elevation.

One of those incidents came last December, when a driver for the company fatally struck 6-year-old Sofia Liu in a crosswalk.

Agnes tripped over the crosswalk and purchased the little bag of peppermints.

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