traffic

  • 21traffic — traf|fic1 W2S1 [ˈtræfık] n [U] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Early French trafique, from Old Italian traffico, from trafficare to trade ] 1.) the vehicles moving along a road or street ▪ The traffic noise kept me awake. ▪ There wasn t much traffic on …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 22traffic — n. & v. n. 1 (often attrib.) a vehicles moving in a public highway, esp. of a specified kind, density, etc. (heavy traffic on the M1; traffic warden). b such movement in the air or at sea. 2 (usu. foll. by in) trade, esp. illegal (the traffic in… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 23traffic — 01. I don t like to ride my bicycle in heavy [traffic] because it s too dangerous. 02. [Traffic] is backed up for 5 miles due to a bad accident on the highway. 03. The cyclist was weaving in and out of [traffic]. 04. Jeff has just phoned to say… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 24traffic — [[t]træ̱fɪk[/t]] ♦♦♦ traffics, trafficking, trafficked 1) N UNCOUNT: also the N Traffic refers to all the vehicles that are moving along the roads in a particular area. → See also traffic jam There was heavy traffic on the roads... Traffic was… …

    English dictionary

  • 25Traffic — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.  Pour l’article homophone, voir Trafic. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Traffic  …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 26traffic — I UK [ˈtræfɪk] / US noun [uncountable] *** 1) a) the vehicles that are travelling in an area at a particular time At that time of night, there was no traffic on the roads. the huge volume of traffic in the city centre rush hour traffic b) [only… …

    English dictionary

  • 27traffic — traf|fic1 [ træfık ] noun uncount *** 1. ) the vehicles that are traveling in an area at a particular time: At that time of night, there was no traffic on the roads. the huge volume of traffic on the highway rush hour traffic a ) only before noun …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 28traffic — 1 noun (U) 1 the vehicles moving along a road or street: The noise of the traffic kept me awake. | heavy traffic (=a large amount of traffic): We were stuck in heavy traffic for more than an hour. 2 the movement of aircraft, ships, trains etc… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29traffic — /ˈtræfɪk / (say trafik) noun 1. the coming and going of persons, vehicles, ships, aeroplanes, etc., along a way of passage or travel: an area of high traffic. 2. viewed collectively, the persons, vehicles, etc., going along such a way, especially …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 30traffic — trafficker, n. trafficless, adj. /traf ik/, n., v., trafficked, trafficking. n. 1. the movement of vehicles, ships, persons, etc., in an area, along a street, through an air lane, over a water route, etc.: the heavy traffic on Main Street. 2. the …

    Universalium

  • 31TRAFFIC — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Traffic.  Pour l’article homophone, voir Trafic. TRAFFIC, le réseau de surveillance du commerce de la faune et de flore sauvages, est une organisation internationale dont la mission est de s assurer que ces… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 32traffic*/*/*/ — [ˈtræfɪk] noun [U] 1) the vehicles that are travelling in an area at a particular time At that time of night, there was no traffic on the roads.[/ex] the huge volume of traffic in the city centre[/ex] rush hour traffic[/ex] traffic… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 33traffic — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle French trafique, from Old Italian traffico, from trafficare to trade in coastal waters Date: 1549 1. a. import and export trade b. the business of bartering or buying and selling c. illegal or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 34traffic — traf•fic [[t]ˈtræf ɪk[/t]] n. v. ficked, fick•ing 1) trs the movement of vehicles, ships, aircraft, persons, etc., in an area or over a route 2) trs the vehicles, persons, etc., moving in an area or over a route 3) trs the transportation of goods …

    From formal English to slang

  • 35traffic — 1. noun 1) the bridge is not open to traffic Syn: vehicles; cars, trucks 2) they might be stuck in traffic Syn: a traffic jam, congestion, a gridlock, a holdup, a bottleneck, a tie up; informal a snarl up, a logjam …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 36traffic — Philippine English Implies a traffic jam, or heavy traffic. Usually used as an adjective, referring to heavy traffic volume …

    English dialects glossary

  • 37traffic — A road with moving vehicles. See heavy traffic light traffic rush hour traffic …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 38traffic — 1. noun a) Pedestrians or vehicles on roads, or the flux or passage thereof. Traffic is slow at rush hour. b) Commercial transportation or exchange of goods, or the movement of passengers or people. I had …

    Wiktionary

  • 39Traffic — Traf|fic [ trɛfɪk], der; s [engl. traffic = Verkehr] (EDV): a) Datenfluss in einem Netzwerk; b) Zugriffe auf eine Website. * * * Traffic   [engl.], Verkehr …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 40traffic — 1. noun 1) the increased use of railways for goods traffic Syn: transport, freight, shipping 2) the traffic in stolen art Syn: trade, dealing, commerce, business, buying and selling 2. verb …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary