trafficability


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trafficability

(ˌtræfɪkəˈbɪlətɪ)
n
a vehicle's ability to travel on certain types of terrain or ground

trafficability

Capability of terrain to bear traffic. It refers to the extent to which the terrain will permit continued movement of any or all types of traffic.
Translations

trafficability

n (esp US)
(Econ) → Marktfähigkeit f
(of road)Passierbarkeit f
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