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traffic circle

n.
A circular one-way road at a junction of thoroughfares, facilitating an uninterrupted flow of traffic. Also called regionally rotary.

traffic circle

n
(Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian a road junction in which traffic streams circulate around a central island. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): roundabout

traf′fic cir`cle


n.
a circular arrangement of an intersection of two or more roads in order to facilitate the passage of vehicles from one road to another. Also called rotary; Brit., roundabout.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.traffic circle - a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central islandtraffic circle - a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
junction - the place where two or more things come together
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
Translations
kruhový objezd
rundkørsel
liikenneympyrä
kružni tok
環状交差路
환상 교차로
krožišče
rondell
วงเวียนที่ต้องขับรถรอบ
bùng binh

traffic circle

n (Am) → isola rotatoria

traffic circle

دَائِرَة kruhový objezd rundkørsel Kreisverkehr κυκλική διασταύρωση glorieta, rotonda liikenneympyrä rond-point kružni tok rotatoria 環状交差路 환상 교차로 rotonde rundkjøring rondo rotatória, rotunda кольцевая автотранспортная развязка rondell วงเวียนที่ต้องขับรถรอบ döner kavşak bùng binh 交通转盘
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