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clo·ver·leaf

 (klō′vər-lēf′)
n.
A highway interchange at which two highways, one crossing over the other, have a series of entrance and exit ramps resembling the outline of a four-leaf clover and enabling vehicles to proceed in either direction on either highway.
adj.
Resembling or shaped like a leaf of the clover plant.

cloverleaf

(ˈkləʊvəˌliːf)
n, pl -leaves
1. (Automotive Engineering) an arrangement of connecting roads, resembling a four-leaf clover in form, that joins two intersecting main roads
2. (modifier) in the shape or pattern of a leaf of clover

clo•ver•leaf

(ˈkloʊ vərˌlif)

n., pl. -leafs, -leaves,
adj. n.
1. a road arrangement, resembling a four-leaf clover in form, for permitting traffic movement between two intersecting highways.
adj.
2. shaped like a leaf of clover.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cloverleaf - an interchange that does not require left-hand turnscloverleaf - an interchange that does not require left-hand turns
interchange - a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
Translations

cloverleaf

[ˈkləʊvəliːf] N (cloverleaves (pl))
1. (Bot) → hoja f de trébol
2. (Aut) → cruce m en trébol

cloverleaf

[ˈkləʊvərliːf] n
(= leaf) → feuille f de trèfle
(= junction) → croisement m en trèfle

cloverleaf

n (Bot, Mot) → Kleeblatt nt

cloverleaf

[ˈkləʊvəˌliːf] n (Bot) → foglia di trifoglio (Aut) → raccordo (a quadrifoglio)
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