rumble strip
noun Date: 1962 a strip of corrugated pavement (as along the edge of a highway) that causes rumbling and vibration when driven over

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  • rumble strip — /ˈrʌmbəl strɪp/ (say rumbuhl strip) noun a strip of concrete or other such material fixed to a road to discourage motor vehicle encroachment by producing a loud noise when a vehicle travels over it …   Australian English dictionary

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