A path through which pedestrians may walk that is seperate from vehicle traffic, often represented with broad white or yellow lines.
"look both ways for cars before you enter the cross-walk."
by Herbert Hoover December 20, 2005
When something or someone is directly affiliated with one thing but it is represented as belonging somewhere else by a path using dashed lines.
NMED when organizing its IT division.
by Andrea Delling May 06, 2005