Definitions for "ZEBRA CROSSING"
Theoretically, a safety zone for pedestrians and pedestrainised cyclists crossing the road. In practice, a terrifying no-man's land whose inhabitants often cheerlessly wave to motorists as a token of gratitude and relief for being permitted to reach the farther shore.
street crossing where pedestrians have right of way; often marked in some way especially with diagonal stripes
a path across a road consisting of alternate black and white stripes, enabling pedestrians to cross safely