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zebra crossing

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pedestrian crosswalk.

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  • noun UK, New Zealand A pedestrian crossing featuring broad white stripes painted parallel to the street.

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  • noun street crossing where pedestrians have right of way; often marked in some way (especially with diagonal stripes)

Etymologies

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

[So called because it is marked with white stripes.]

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From the similarity of the stripes to those of a zebra.

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  • A type of pedestrian street crossing characterized by longitudinal stripes on the road running parallel to the flow of traffic, alternately white and dark or white and unpainted.

    March 6, 2007