Wordlist: Traffic basics - List 2

 

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  • speed limit
    • speed limit, speed limits(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the maximum speed permitted by law for vehicles on the road
    • Example:
      • The speed limit on German highways is sometimes 130 kilometres per hour.
  • rush hour
    • rush hour, rush hours(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the times of the day when traffic jams are commonplace, due mainly to people commuting to or from work
    • Example:
      • It takes 30 minutes to drive there, but maybe 2 hours during rush hour.
  • pedestrian
    • pedestrian, pedestrians[pəˈdɛstˑɹiˑən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • somebody walking rather than using a vehicle, somebody traveling on foot
    • Example:
      • It took me so long to get here because there are so many pedestrians on the streets today.
  • pavement
    • pavement, pavements['peɪvmənt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a paved footpath for pedestrians at the side of a road
    • Example:
      • They waited on the pavement to be picked up.
      • Synonym(s):
        sidewalk (AE)
  • pedestrian crossing
    • pedestrian crossing, pedestrian crossings(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a place where pedestrians are permitted to or advised to cross a street
    • Example:
      • Be careful at the pedestrian crossing!
      • Synonym(s):
        crosswalk (AE)
  • sign-post
    • sign-post, sign-posts(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a post bearing a sign that gives information on directions
    • Example:
      • I can't see any sign-posts! How am I supposed to find the way?
  • traffic warden
    • traffic warden, traffic wardens(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a civilian employed by the police to regulate traffic and issue parking tickets
    • Example:
      • Don't park here, there's already a traffic warden over there, he'll give you a ticket!
  • parking meter
    • parking meter, parking meters(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device, located by a parking space, that collects payment in exchange for the right to park a vehicle for a specified time
    • Example:
      • Do you have change for the parking meter?
  • lane
    • lane, lanes[leɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a lengthwise division of roadway intended for a single line of vehicles
    • Example:
      • Watch out, you're almost crossing the lane!
      • Homophone(s):
        lain
  • crossroad
    • crossroad, crossroads['krɒsɹəʊd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a place where roads meet; an intersection
    • Example:
      • Let's meet at the crossroad of Main Street and Harvard Road.
  • detour
    • detour, detours[ˈdi:tʊə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a route around a planned area of prohibited or reduced access, such as a construction site
    • Example:
      • The United Kingdom uses yellow signs with a series of symbols for its detour routes.
      • Synonym(s):
        diversion
  • filling station
    • filling station, filling sations(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a facility which sells fuel and lubricants for motor vehicles
    • Example:
      • We need to go to a filling station, we're running out of petrol!
      • Synonym(s):
        petrol station, gas station (AE)
  • one-way street
    • one-way street, one-way streets(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a thoroughfare in which traffic is only allowed to proceed in one direction
    • Example:
      • Don't turn left here, it's a one-way street.
  • blind alley
    • blind alley, blind alleys(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a street that leads nowhere because it is closed at one end
    • Example:
      • This was the wrong way, it's a blind alley.
      • Synonym(s):
        cul-de-sac, dead end street (AE)
 

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        parking meter
        a device, located by a parking space, that collects payment in exchange for the right to park a vehicle for a specified time
        detour
        a route around a planned area of prohibited or reduced access, such as a construction site
        rush hour
        the times of the day when traffic jams are commonplace, due mainly to people commuting to or from work
        lane
        a lengthwise division of roadway intended for a single line of vehicles
        pedestrian crossing
        a place where pedestrians are permitted to or advised to cross a street
        blind alley
        a street that leads nowhere because it is closed at one end
        pedestrian
        somebody walking rather than using a vehicle, somebody traveling on foot
        crossroad
        a place where roads meet; an intersection
        one-way street
        a thoroughfare in which traffic is only allowed to proceed in one direction
        pavement
        a paved footpath for pedestrians at the side of a road
        filling station
        a facility which sells fuel and lubricants for motor vehicles
        traffic warden
        a civilian employed by the police to regulate traffic and issue parking tickets
        speed limit
        the maximum speed permitted by law for vehicles on the road
        sign-post
        a post bearing a sign that gives information on directions
         
         
         

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        pedestrian
        somebody walking rather than using a vehicle, somebody traveling on foot
        detour
        a route around a planned area of prohibited or reduced access, such as a construction site
        traffic-warden
        a civilian employed by the police to regulate traffic and issue parking tickets
        dead-end street
        a street that leads nowhere because it is closed at one end
        lane
        a lengthwise division of roadway intended for a single line of vehicles
        filling station
        a facility which sells fuel and lubricants for motor vehicles
        parking-meter
        a device, located by a parking space, that collects payment in exchange for the right to park a vehicle for a specified time
        crossroads
        a place where roads meet; an intersection
        speed limit
        the maximum speed permitted by law for vehicles on the road
        rush-hour
        the times of the day when traffic jams are commonplace, due mainly to people commuting to or from work
        sign-post
        a post bearing a sign that gives information on directions
        pedestrian crossing
        a place where pedestrians are permitted to or advised to cross a street
        pavement
        a paved footpath for pedestrians at the side of a road
        one-way-street
        a thoroughfare in which traffic is only allowed to proceed in one direction
         
         
         
         
         

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