traffic island


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traffic island

n.
A raised area over which cars may not pass, placed at a junction of thoroughfares or between opposing traffic lanes.

traffic island

n
(Civil Engineering) a raised area in the middle of a road, designed as a guide for traffic and to provide a stopping place for pedestrians

traf′fic is`land


n.
a raised or marked-off area between lanes of a roadway, used as a safety island, for separating lanes, etc.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.traffic island - a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excludedtraffic island - a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians
island - a zone or area resembling an island
roadbed - a bed supporting a road
Translations
جَزيرَة مُرور
dopravní ostrůvek
trafikø
umferîareyja
cestný ostrov
orta kaldırım

traffic island

nsalvagente m, isola f spartitraffico inv

traffic

(ˈtrӕfik) noun
1. vehicles, aircraft, ships etc moving about. There's a lot of traffic on the roads / on the river.
2. trade, especially illegal or dishonest. the drug traffic.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈtrafficked
to deal or trade in, especially illegally or dishonestly. They were trafficking in smuggled goods.
ˈtrafficker noun
a usually illegal or dishonest dealer. a trafficker in drugs.
traffic island
a small pavement in the middle of a road, for pedestrians to stand on on their way across.
traffic jam
a situation in which large numbers of road vehicles are prevented from proceeding freely.
traffic lights
lights of changing colours for controlling traffic at road crossings etc. Turn left at the traffic lights.
traffic wardenwarden
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Because Nuneaton is home to the UK's best TRAFFIC ISLAND.
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Previously there was a traffic Island in the centre of the road which should have been enough to ensure it could be crossed safely had it not been for the proximity of the nearby bus stops.
Romantic Angelo Burratti snubbed Birmingham's posh restaurants to treat his girlfriend Christine Timms to a Valentine's Day meal - on a traffic island.
Residents and shop owners of the area, headed by the Tseri Avenue initiative committee, handed a memo to a representative of Mayor Lazaros Savvides, asking that the municipality drops its outdated plans to put up a traffic island and barriers along the avenue.
Of primary concern, the manager said the World War I monument and the memorial garden on the traffic island in the heart of Tatnuck Square "will not be touched.
Term B2: Exit Door B113 on arrivals level and follow the pedestrian crosswalk into the parking garage to meet your van Term C: Exit Door C 203 on upper level Follow crosswalk to 3rd traffic island to meet your van.
A DISABLED man had to be cut from his car after it clipped a traffic island and flipped onto its roof late on Wednesday night.
WHILE looking through a book of pictures of old Coventry, I found a photograph (circa 1936) of the traffic island at the junction of Kenilworth Road and Kenpas Highway (A45).
A 75-year-old man was taken to hospital for a check over after his car mounted a traffic island and crashed into a signpost.
A FARMER'S son driving his dad's Land Rover Discovery became airborne at a traffic island during a high speed police chase.
A MOTHER four times over the drinkdrive limit crashed her car, with three young kids inside, into a traffic island.