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speed bump

n.
An artificial ridge set crosswise into the surface of a street, parking lot, or driveway to make the operators of vehicles drive at a slow speed. Also called speed hump.

speed′ bump`


n.
a rounded ridge built crosswise into the pavement of a road to force vehicles to slow down.
[1965–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.speed bump - a hindrance to speeding created by a crosswise ridge in the surface of a roadwayspeed bump - a hindrance to speeding created by a crosswise ridge in the surface of a roadway
hinderance, hindrance, preventative, preventive, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference, hitch - any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
Translations
حَدَبَة السُّرْعَه
retardér
vejbump
retardérspomaľovač
hız engeli

speed

(spiːd) noun
1. rate of moving. a slow speed; The car was travelling at high speed.
2. quickness of moving.
verb
1. (past tense, past participles sped (sped) ˈspeeded) to (cause to) move or progress quickly; to hurry. The car sped/speeded along the motorway.
2. (past tense, past participle ˈspeeded) to drive very fast in a car etc, faster than is allowed by law. The policeman said that I had been speeding.
ˈspeeding noun
driving at (an illegally) high speed. He was fined for speeding.
ˈspeedy adjective
done, carried out etc quickly. a speedy answer.
ˈspeedily adverb
ˈspeediness noun
ˈspeed bump noun
a raised part across the road to make drivers slow down.
ˈspeed trap noun
a device used by the police to catch drivers exceeding the speed limit.
speedometer (spiːˈdomitə) noun
an instrument on a car etc showing how fast one is travelling.
speed uppast tense, past participle ˈspeeded
1. to increase speed. The car speeded up as it left the town.
2. to quicken the rate of. We are trying to speed up production.
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If there was a speed breaker, it would considerably slow the traffic, allowing people enough time to wait and allow another vehicle to pass.
PESHAWAR -- The district administration Thursday started crackdown against cat's eye retro-reflective from Warsak road and other due to its misuse as speed breaker.
A speed breaker was recently built near the entrance to avoid fatal accidents only after a public protest and the visible anger of the people of Khobar.
One day, as I got out from my workplace on an urgent assignment, I found a line of cars waiting patiently to go over a speed breaker.
Dubai Regional airports continue to pour investment in new airport projects, despite air travel hitting a speed breaker in past years.
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Brig (retd) Arabi talking to the Agency said we have been demanding of the Cantonment authorities to erect a proper speed breaker in front of Askari 7 to facilitate the residents to cross over for going to the mosque.
They also demanded to construct a speed breaker near overhead bridge to control the vehicles speed.
Brig (Retd) Arabi told this agency,We have been demanding of the Cantonment authorities to erect a proper speed breaker in front of Askari 7 to facilitate the residents to cross over for going to the mosque.
Tenders are invited for Construction of speed breaker at different locations in Jangpura & Pant Nagar area in Ward No.
Brig (retd) Arabi talking to reporter said we have been demanding of the Cantonment authorities to erect a proper speed breaker in front of the colony to facilitate the residents to cross over for going to the mosque, but instead of correcting their mistake they have created a bottleneck affecting the flow traffic.