overtaking


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o·ver·take

 (ō′vər-tāk′)
tr.v. o·ver·took (-to͝ok′), o·ver·tak·en (-tā′kən), o·ver·tak·ing, o·ver·takes
1.
a. To catch up with; draw even or level with.
b. To pass after catching up with.
2. To come upon unexpectedly; take by surprise: geopolitical strategists who were overtaken by events in southeast Asia.

overtaking

(ˌəʊvəˈteɪkɪŋ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) an act or the process of moving past another vehicle or person travelling in the same direction
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overtaking - going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it; "she drove but well but her reckless passing of every car on the road frightened me"
reordering - a rearrangement in a different order
Translations

overtaking

[ˌəʊvəˈteɪkɪŋ] N (Aut) → adelantamiento m, rebase m (Mex)

overtaking

[ˌəʊvərˈteɪkɪŋ] n (in car)dépassement m
Overtaking on a bend is dangerous
BUT Dépasser dans un virage est dangereux.
"no overtaking" → "dépassement interdit"

overtaking

n (esp Brit) → Überholen nt

overtaking

[ˌəʊvəˈteɪkɪŋ] n (Aut) → sorpasso
"no overtaking" → "divieto di sorpasso"
References in classic literature ?
Vronsky had hardly formed the thought that he could perhaps pass on the outer side, when Frou-Frou shifted her pace and began overtaking him on the other side.
Unconsciously I had been overtaking a tall young woman walking in the same direction as myself, with a fine athletic carriage of her figure and a noble movement of her limbs.
At this moment I was within a yard or two of overtaking her.
My dear friend," said Aramis, "remember that he goes in an opposite direction from that I which we are going, that he has a fresh horse, and ours are fatigued, so that we shall disable our own horses without even a chance of overtaking him.
The Hunter ran after him, as if he was sure of overtaking him, but the Horseman increased more and more the distance between them.
I was driving towards Chester before the turning for Flint and a car was overtaking me," she said.
Overtaking is prohibited at sharp bends, on bridges, convex corners, roundabouts, and footpaths.
John Chisholm: "This is no different to motorists overtaking each other, except the speeds are lower and therefore safer.
I get particularly incensed when motorists hog the overtaking lane on dual carriageways as if it's just another lane to go slow in.
In the clip, retweeted by West Midlands Polices' Central Motorway Police Group, a dark Vauxhall Astra overtakes a car with the aim of overtaking another Astra and a van.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo replaced Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen as Formula One's pass master in 2017 but the season saw half the number of overtaking moves following the introduction of faster and wider cars.
If he does, he must have seen lorries (which have limiters) in the overtaking lane, trying for miles to get past other vehicles, thus causing hazards to other drivers, who are at least going in the same direction.