shipping lane
A term used to indicate the general flow of merchant shipping between two departure/terminal areas.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • shipping lane — UK US noun [countable] [singular shipping lane plural shipping lanes] an official route that ships must follow when they sail from one place to another Thesaurus: sailing and boating …   Useful english dictionary

  • shipping lane — shipping .lane n an officially approved path of travel that ships must follow …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shipping lane — shipping ,lane noun count an official ROUTE that ships must follow when they sail from one place to another …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shipping lane — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms shipping lane : singular shipping lane plural shipping lanes an official route that ships must follow when they sail from one place to another …   English dictionary

  • shipping lane — laivininkystės trasa statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Laivų kelias jūroje tarp išvykimo ir galinės vietos. atitikmenys: angl. shipping lane pranc. route maritime …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • shipping lane. — See sea lane. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • shipping lane. — See sea lane. [1930 35] …   Useful english dictionary

  • shipping lane — noun (C) an officially approved path of travel that ships must follow …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lane — 01. When I was little, I used to enjoy riding my bicycle up and down the dirt [lane] behind our house with my friends. 02. While driving on the highway, we got stuck behind some idiot who was driving really slowly, but wouldn t get out of the… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • lane — n. 1) to shift lanes 2) to cross over into, get over into the other lane 3) the fast (also fig.); inside; outside; passing; slow lane 4) (BE) the nearside ( left ); offside ( right ) lane 5) an air; sea; shipping lane * * * [leɪn] get over into… …   Combinatory dictionary

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