from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A path marked off on a street to indicate where pedestrians should cross.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Place where pedestrians can cross a street
  • n. A mapping between equivalent elements (fields) in multiple database schema
  • v. To relate / map equivalent elements (fields) in multiple database schema

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other


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