through street
noun Date: 1930 a street on which the through movement of traffic is given preference

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • through street — through′ street n. a street on which traffic can move without interruption Compare stop street • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • through street — {n.} 1. A street on which cars can move without stopping at intersections, but cars on streets crossing it have to stop at the intersection. * /You have to be especially careful crossing a through street./ * /Mr. Jones stopped his car when he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • through street — {n.} 1. A street on which cars can move without stopping at intersections, but cars on streets crossing it have to stop at the intersection. * /You have to be especially careful crossing a through street./ * /Mr. Jones stopped his car when he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • through\ street — noun 1. A street on which cars can move without stopping at intersections, but cars on streets crossing it have to stop at the intersection. You have to be especially careful crossing a through street. Mr. Jones stopped his car when he came to… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • through street — noun : a street on which the through movement of traffic is given preference; specifically : one at which traffic on all intersecting streets is required by law to stop or yield before entering or crossing except where traffic signal or officer… …   Useful english dictionary

  • through street — a street along which the traffic has the right of way over vehicles entering or crossing at intersections. Cf. stop street. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • no through street — no through ,street noun count AMERICAN a street that is closed at one end …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • through — [thro͞o] prep. [ME thurgh, thrugh < OE thurh, akin to Ger durch < IE base * ter , through, beyond > L trans, across, Sans tiráḥ, through] 1. in one side and out the other side of; from end to end of 2. a) in the midst of [flying through… …   English World dictionary

  • Street Naming Committee (Adelaide) — The Street Naming Committee was a committee set up to decide the names of the streets, the squares and the river of the new settlement of Adelaide, South Australia, as it had been laid out by Colonel William Light in 1837. Light s map corresponds …   Wikipedia

  • street — See: BACK STREET, CROSS STREET, MAN IN THE STREET, ON EASY STREET, SIDE STREET, STOP STREET, THROUGH STREET …   Dictionary of American idioms

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