Definition of crosswalk in English:


Line breaks: cross|walk
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒswɔːk


  • North American and Australian term for pedestrian crossing.
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    • Detectors were installed to monitor pedestrians only on the crosswalk but not on the footpath.
    • When the pedestrian phase is too long, drivers may be unnecessarily delayed at an empty crosswalk after all pedestrians have completed their crossing.
    • It is important that students understand that the traffic calming devices on the Ring Road are not crosswalks.

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