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hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; yields leaner beef than conventional breeds beefalo , cattalo
large powerful breed developed by crossing the bulldog and the mastiff bull mastiff
powerful short-haired terrier originated in England by crossing the bulldog with terriers bull terrier , bullterrier
border-crossing certificate carnet
intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X chiasm , chiasma , decussation
crossing of the optic nerves from the two eyes at the base of the brain chiasma opticum , optic chiasm , optic chiasma
channel for sewer or drain crossing road or embankment conduit , culvert
shading consisting of multiple crossing lines crosshatch , hachure , hatch , hatching
someone who helps people (especially children) at a traffic crossing crossing guard
Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524) da Gamma , Gamma , Vasco da Gamma
act of mending a hole in a garment with crossing threads darning
soft return so that the tennis ball drops abruptly after crossing the net dink , drop shot
bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels flyover , flypast , overpass
act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car or on a horse ford , fording
crossing that uses an underpass or overpass grade separation
(astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing; the right ascension for an observer at a particular location and time of day HA , hour angle
framing member crossing and supporting the ends of joists, studs, or rafters so as to transfer their weight to parallel joists, studs, or rafters header
junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams interchange
delayed tiredness from crossing time zones quickly jet lag
large dog (usually with a golden coat) produced by crossing a St Bernard and a Newfoundland Leonberg
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