from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Running, extending, or going across a city or town: a crosstown street; crosstown traffic.
- adv. Across a city or town: traveling crosstown.
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- adj. Extending across a city or town.
- adj. Connecting different areas of a city or town without passing through downtown.
- adj. Situated at the other end of town.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. across a town or city
- adj. going or extending across a town or city
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The crosstown is a joke as is the civic center and nobody thinks it's funny anymore.
Similar complaints have been made by Chicagoans, who have long waited for a "crosstown" public transit system.
For LG, the challenge is to distinguish itself from companies such as crosstown rival Samsung, which began the transition to a high-value brand a decade ago.
The law, as best I can recall, prohibits anyone from delivering first-class letters as cheaply as the USPS does; the idea is that the virtual flattening of the country, since it costs as much to send a letter crosstown as it does to send one coast-to-coast, is worth the higher cost; urban users of the system subsidize rural ones.
Afterwards, in a real New York moment, we rode the crosstown bus where we had a nice chat with the President of the Drama Desk and the producers of Hair (who also won tonight - congrats ladies!).
The Bambino was 8-for-49 with a home run in five previous World Series with the Boston Red Sox and Yankees, including 2-for-17 in the 1922 World Series, when the crosstown Giants swept the Yankees.
Elevated light rail for crosstown transportation in Manhattan's midtown districts, rapid bus transit and more bike lanes will help transport our citizens more efficiently.
General Motors Co.'s troubled European division posted a 1.9% decrease to 1.17 million new-car registrations, while crosstown rival Ford Motor Co. faced a 2.9% fall to 1.08 million cars.
But my dim recollection is that the single most important factor in selecting a stroller, besides price particularly when you're rushing for the crosstown bus with your kid under your arm, or chasing it down the Spanish Steps, is weight.
GM's crosstown rival Ford Motor Co. in August said it would supply Zipcar with 1,000 compact cars for use in Zipcar's college car-sharing fleets.