Wordlist: Traffic basics - List 1

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traffic
 
pedestrians or vehicles on roads, or the flux or passage thereof
 
traffic jam
 
a situation in which all road traffic is stationary or very slow
 
traffic light
 
a signalling device positioned at a road intersection or pedestrian crossing to indicate when it may be safe to drive, ride or walk, using a universal colour code
 
map
 
a visual representation of an area, whether real or imaginary
 
street
 
a paved part of road, usually in a village or a town
 
road
 
a way used for travelling between places, usually surfaced with asphalt or concrete
 
motorway
 
a broad highway designed for high speed traffic, having restrictions on the vehicle types permitted
 
roundabout
 
a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
 
bridge
 
a construction or natural feature that spans a divide, often across a river
 
bend
 
a part of a road which is not straight but curved
 
seat belt
 
a restraining belt attached to a vehicle seat which is fastened around passengers and which is intended to keep an occupant in place so as to avoid injuries in accidents where the occupant could be thrown against a solid object
 
tunnel
 
an underground or underwater passage
 
canal
 
an artificial waterway, often connecting one body of water with another
 
sign
 
a clearly visible object, generally flat, bearing a short message in words or pictures
 
 
  • traffic
    • traffic['træfɪk](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • pedestrians or vehicles on roads, or the flux or passage thereof
    • Example:
      • Traffic is slow at rush hour.
  • traffic jam
    • traffic jam, traffic jams(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a situation in which all road traffic is stationary or very slow
    • Example:
      • Hopefully there'll be no traffic jam, I'm already late.
  • traffic light
    • traffic light, traffic lights(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a signalling device positioned at a road intersection or pedestrian crossing to indicate when it may be safe to drive, ride or walk, using a universal colour code
    • Example:
      • The traffic lights turned red.
      • Synonym(s):
        stop light (AE)
  • map
    • map, maps[mæp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a visual representation of an area, whether real or imaginary
    • Example:
      • Look at the map for directions.
  • street
    • street, streets[stɹiːt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a paved part of road, usually in a village or a town
    • Example:
      • There's a bakery down the street.
  • road
    • road, roads[ɹəʊd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a way used for travelling between places, usually surfaced with asphalt or concrete
    • Example:
      • Do you know which road to take?
  • motorway
    • motorway, motorways[ˈmōtərweɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a broad highway designed for high speed traffic, having restrictions on the vehicle types permitted
    • Example:
      • My scooter is not fast enough to drive on a motorway.
  • roundabout
    • roundabout, roundabouts['ɹaʊndəˈbaʊt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
    • Example:
      • The city just built a new roundabout.
  • bridge
    • bridge, bridges[brɪdʒ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a construction or natural feature that spans a divide, often across a river
    • Example:
      • The rope bridge crosses the river.
  • bend
    • bend, bends[bɛnd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a part of a road which is not straight but curved
    • Example:
      • Their house is right on the bend of the road.
      • Synonym(s):
        curve
  • seat belt
    • seat belt, seat belts(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a restraining belt attached to a vehicle seat which is fastened around passengers and which is intended to keep an occupant in place so as to avoid injuries in accidents where the occupant could be thrown against a solid object
    • Example:
      • Please fasten your seat belt.
      • Synonym(s):
        safety belt
  • tunnel
    • tunnel, tunnels[ˈtʌn(ə)l](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an underground or underwater passage
    • Example:
      • To get to our vacation spot in Switzerland, we need to drive through lots of tunnels.
  • canal
    • canal, canals['kənal](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an artificial waterway, often connecting one body of water with another
    • Example:
      • Waterway canals are used for carrying ships and boats loaded with goods and people.
  • sign
    • sign, signs[saɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a clearly visible object, generally flat, bearing a short message in words or pictures
    • Example:
      • I missed the sign at the corner so I took the wrong turn.
 

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        bend
        a part of a road which is not straight but curved
        traffic jam
        a situation in which all road traffic is stationary or very slow
        traffic
        pedestrians or vehicles on roads, or the flux or passage thereof
        seat belt
        a restraining belt attached to a vehicle seat which is fastened around passengers and which is intended to keep an occupant in place so as to avoid injuries in accidents where the occupant could be thrown against a solid object
        traffic light
        a signalling device positioned at a road intersection or pedestrian crossing to indicate when it may be safe to drive, ride or walk, using a universal colour code
        road
        a way used for travelling between places, usually surfaced with asphalt or concrete
        motorway
        a broad highway designed for high speed traffic, having restrictions on the vehicle types permitted
        map
        a visual representation of an area, whether real or imaginary
        sign
        a clearly visible object, generally flat, bearing a short message in words or pictures
        street
        a paved part of road, usually in a village or a town
        tunnel
        an underground or underwater passage
        roundabout
        a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
        bridge
        a construction or natural feature that spans a divide, often across a river
        canal
        an artificial waterway, often connecting one body of water with another
         
         
         

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        road
        a way used for travelling between places, usually surfaced with asphalt or concrete
        traffic light
        a signalling device positioned at a road intersection or pedestrian crossing to indicate when it may be safe to drive, ride or walk, using a universal colour code
        traffic jam
        a situation in which all road traffic is stationary or very slow
        traffic
        pedestrians or vehicles on roads, or the flux or passage thereof
        street
        a paved part of road, usually in a village or a town
        bend
        a part of a road which is not straight but curved
        bridge
        a construction or natural feature that spans a divide, often across a river
        motorway
        a broad highway designed for high speed traffic, having restrictions on the vehicle types permitted
        seat-belt
        a restraining belt attached to a vehicle seat which is fastened around passengers and which is intended to keep an occupant in place so as to avoid injuries in accidents where the occupant could be thrown against a solid object
        sign
        a clearly visible object, generally flat, bearing a short message in words or pictures
        roundabout
        a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
        tunnel
        an underground or underwater passage
        map
        a visual representation of an area, whether real or imaginary
        canal
        an artificial waterway, often connecting one body of water with another
         
         
         
         

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