carriageway
carriageway carriageway n. one of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only, usually in two or three lanes. [British] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • carriageway — ► NOUN Brit. 1) each of the two sides of a dual carriageway or motorway. 2) the part of a road intended for vehicles …   English terms dictionary

  • Carriageway — A carriageway is a part of a road referring to the part that will technically carry vehicle traffic.* the carriageway surface is called the pavement (roads) * the carriageway construction is part of road construction. * most major routes are… …   Wikipedia

  • carriageway — UK [ˈkærɪdʒˌweɪ] / US [ˈkerɪdʒˌweɪ] noun [countable] Word forms carriageway : singular carriageway plural carriageways British one side of a major road, used by vehicles travelling in the same direction the northbound carriageway of the M1 See:… …   English dictionary

  • carriageway — noun (BrE) ADJECTIVE ▪ dual, single ▪ northbound, etc. PREPOSITION ▪ on a/the carriageway ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • carriageway — n. a dual carriageway (BE; AE has divided highway) * * * [ kærɪdʒweɪ] a dual carriageway (BE; AE has divided highway) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • carriageway — car|riage|way [ˈkærıdʒweı] n BrE one of the two sides of a ↑motorway or main road, for vehicles travelling in the same direction ▪ the northbound carriageway of the M1 →↑dual carriageway …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • carriageway — [[t]kæ̱rɪʤweɪ[/t]] carriageways N COUNT A carriageway is one side of a road on which traffic travelling in opposite directions is separated by a barrier. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • carriageway — noun Brit. 1》 each of the two sides of a dual carriageway or motorway, consisting of two or more lanes. 2》 the part of a road intended for vehicles …   English new terms dictionary

  • carriageway — noun (C) BrE the part of a road that a single line of traffic moves along see also: dual carriageway …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • carriageway — [ˈkærɪdʒˌweɪ] noun [C] British one side of a major road, used by vehicles travelling in the same direction See: dual carriageway …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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