Road

  • 1 road — W1S1 [rəud US roud] n [: Old English; Origin: rad ride, journey ] 1.) [U and C] a specially prepared hard surface for cars, buses, bicycles etc to travel on →↑street, motorway ↑motorway, freeway ↑freeway ▪ I was driving along the road when a kid… …

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  • 2 road — [ roud ] noun count *** 1. ) a way that leads from one place to another, especially one with a hard surface that cars and other vehicles can use: He was driving on the wrong side of the road. A cat suddenly ran into the middle of the road. All… …

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  • 3 Road to... — Road to... refers to a series of seven comedy films starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. They are also often referred to as Road pictures. The movies were a combination of adventure, comedy, romance, and music. The minimal plot… …

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  • 4 Road to... — Road to... Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Road to... es una serie de películas protagonizadas por Bob Hope, Bing Crosby y Dorothy Lamour. También son conocidas como Road Pictures. Sus tramas están llenas de aventuras, comedias, romance y musicales …

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  • 5 Road — (r[=o]), n. [AS. r[=a]d a riding, that on which one rides or travels, a road, fr. r[=i]dan to ride. See {Ride}, and cf. {Raid}.] 1. A journey, or stage of a journey. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] With easy roads he came to Leicester. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 road — ► NOUN 1) a wide way between places, especially one surfaced for use by vehicles. 2) a way to achieving a particular outcome. 3) a partly sheltered stretch of water near the shore in which ships can ride at anchor. ● down the road Cf. ↑down the… …

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  • 7 road — road, street 1. According to a law of Henry I of England (1100–35), a street was to be sufficiently broad for two loaded carts to meet and for sixteen armed knights to ride abreast. The history of road and street and of other terms such as lane,… …

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  • 8 Road — kommt aus dem Englischen und bedeutet Straße, hauptsächlich werden Straßen außerorts oder am Stadtrand so bezeichnet. Außerdem sind einige Filme mit Road betitelt: Road (1987), britischer Spielfilm von Alan Clarke Road (2000), australischer… …

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  • 9 road — [rōd] n. [ME rode, a riding < OE rad, a ride, traveling on horseback, way; akin to ridan, to RIDE] 1. a way made for traveling between places, esp. distant places, by automobile, horseback, etc.; highway 2. a way; path; course [the road to… …

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  • 10 road — (n.) O.E. rad riding, hostile incursion, from P.Gmc. *ridanan, source of O.E. ridan (see RIDE (Cf. ride)). Also related to RAID (Cf. raid). In Middle English, a riding, a journey; sense of open way for traveling between two places is first… …

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  • 11 road up — Road surface being repaired • • • Main Entry: ↑road …

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  • 12 road — RĂUD/ s. n. drum. (< engl. road) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …

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  • 13 road|e|o — «ROH dee oh», noun, plural e|os. U.S. a contest or exhibition of skill in driving automobiles, trucks, or other motor vehicles. ╂[American English; blend of road and rodeo] …

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  • 14 road|ie — «ROH dee», noun. Slang. a person who looks after the needs of, and often manages, singers or other performers on tour. ╂[< road (manager) + ie] …

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  • 15 road — index access (right of way), admission (entry), admittance (means of approach), avenue (route) …

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  • 16 road — [n] path upon which travel occurs alley, artery, asphalt, avenue, back street, boulevard, byway, cobblestone, concrete, course, crossroad, direction, drag*, dragway, drive, expressway, highway, lane, line, main drag*, parking lot*, parkway,… …

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  • 17 Road — This article is about a route, thoroughfare or way that supports travel by a means of conveyance. For a place outside a harbor where a ship can lie at anchor, see Roadstead. For public roads, see Highway. For other routes, see thoroughfare. For… …

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  • 18 road — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ broad, wide ▪ narrow ▪ busy, congested ▪ clear, deserted, empty …

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  • 19 road — roadless, adj. roadlessness, n. /rohd/, n. 1. a long, narrow stretch with a smoothed or paved surface, made for traveling by motor vehicle, carriage, etc., between two or more points; street or highway. 2. a way or course: the road to peace. 3. a …

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  • 20 road — 1. n. 1 a a path or way with a specially prepared surface, used by vehicles, pedestrians, etc. b the part of this used by vehicles (don t step in the road). 2 one s way or route (our road took us through unexplored territory). 3 an underground… …

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