1. grade crossing intersection of a railway and a road on the same level
  2. decreasing becoming less or smaller
  3. curtain raising the first performance (as of a theatrical production)
  4. ore dressing crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques
  5. garter snake any of numerous nonvenomous longitudinally-striped viviparous North American and Central American snakes
  6. cross dressing the practice of adopting the clothes or the manner or the sexual role of the opposite sex
  7. hairdressing care for the hair: the activity of washing or cutting or curling or arranging the hair
  8. overcrossing a bridge designed for pedestrians
  9. double-crossing an act of betrayal
  10. depressing causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
  11. engrossing capable of arousing and holding the attention
  12. zebra crossing street crossing where pedestrians have right of way
  13. level crossing intersection of a railway and a road on the same level
  14. repressing restrictive of action
  15. great gross a cardinal number equal to one dozen gross
  16. crossing a point where two lines (paths or arcs etc.) intersect
  17. school crossing a pedestrian crossing where school children cross a street on the way to school
  18. distressing bad; unfortunate
  19. rabble-rousing arousing to action or rebellion
  20. French dressing oil and vinegar with mustard and garlic