Traffic

  • 1 Traffic — on roads may consist of pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars and other conveyances, either singly or together, while using the public way for purposes of travel. Traffic laws are the laws which govern traffic and regulate… …

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  • 2 Traffic — Traf fic, n. [Cf. F. trafic, It. traffico, Sp. tr[ a]fico, tr[ a]fago, Pg. tr[ a]fego, LL. traficum, trafica. See {Traffic}, v.] 1. Commerce, either by barter or by buying and selling; interchange of goods and commodities; trade. [1913 Webster] A …

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  • 3 traffic — traf·fic 1 n often attrib 1 a: import and export trade b: the business of bartering or buying and selling c: illegal or disreputable usu. commercial activity the drug traffic 2 a: the movement (as of vehicles or pedestrians) through an area or… …

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  • 4 traffic — [traf′ik] n. [Fr trafic < It traffico < trafficare, to trade < L trans, across +It ficcare, to thrust in, bring < VL * figicare, intens. for L figere: see FINISH] 1. Archaic a) transportation of goods for trading b) trading over great …

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  • 5 Traffic — (englisch für „Verkehr“) bezeichnet: das Datenaufkommen bei Computernetzwerken, siehe Datenverkehr eine Rockband, siehe Traffic (Band) einen Kinofilm von Steven Soderbergh, siehe Traffic – Macht des Kartells Traffic (Fernsehserie), eine… …

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  • 6 Traffic — Основная информация …

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  • 7 traffic — (n.) c.1500, trade, commerce, from M.Fr. trafique (mid 15c.), from It. traffico (early 14c.), from trafficare carry on trade, of uncertain origin, perhaps from a V.L. *transfricare to rub across (from L. trans across + fricare to rub ), with the… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 traffic — [n1] coming and going cartage, flux, freight, gridlock, influx, jam, movement, parking lot*, passage, passengers, rush hour, service, shipment, transfer, transit, transport, transportation, travel, truckage, vehicles; concepts 224,505,770 traffic …

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  • 9 Traffic — Traf fic, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trafficked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trafficking}.] [F. trafiquer; cf. It. trafficare, Sp. traficar, trafagar, Pg. traficar, trafegar, trafeguear, LL. traficare; of uncertain origin, perhaps fr. L. trans across, over +… …

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  • 10 Traffic — Traf fic, v. t. To exchange in traffic; to effect by a bargain or for a consideration. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 traffic in — index deal, handle (trade), sell Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 Traffic —    Film policier de Steven Soderbergh, avec Michael Douglas (Robert Wakefield), Catherine Zeta Jones (Helena Ayala), Benicio Del Toro (Javier Rodriguez), Luis Guzman, Dennis Quaid, Don Cheadle, Jacob Vargas, Andrew Chavez, Tomas Milian, Amy… …

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  • 13 traffic — n 1 *business, commerce, trade, industry Analogous words: transportation, conveyance, carrying (see corresponding verbs at CARRY) 2 *intercourse, commerce, dealings, communication, communion, conversation, converse, correspondence Analogous words …

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  • 14 traffic — The verb has inflected forms traffics, trafficked, trafficking. The derivative noun meaning ‘someone who traffics’ is trafficker …

    Modern English usage

  • 15 traffic — ► NOUN 1) vehicles moving on public roads. 2) the movement of ships or aircraft. 3) the commercial transportation of goods or passengers. 4) the messages or signals transmitted through a communications system. 5) the action of trading in… …

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  • 16 traffic — ▪ I. traffic traf‧fic 1 [ˈtræfɪk] noun [uncountable] 1. the movement of planes, ships, trains etc from one place to another: • a telecommunications network for controlling air traffic. 2. TRANSPORT …

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  • 17 TRAFFIC — Das TRAFFIC Logo TRAFFIC ist eine internationale Artenschutzorganisation, die den Handel mit gefährdeten Tier und Pflanzenarten aus der Wildnis überwacht und sich dafür einsetzt, dass der Erhalt der Natur davon nicht bedroht wird. Der Name steht… …

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  • 18 traffic — noun 1 vehicles going somewhere ADJECTIVE ▪ bad, bumper to bumper, busy, congested, heavy, terrible ▪ The traffic was terrible on the way here. ▪ …

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  • 19 traffic — I n. movement of vehicles, aircraft 1) to direct traffic (the police officer was directing traffic) 2) to block, hold up, obstruct, tie up traffic 3) bumper to bumper, heavy; light; rush hour; slow moving traffic 4) air; highway (AE), motorway… …

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  • 20 Traffic — Para otros usos de este término, véase Traffic (desambiguación). Traffic Datos generales Origen Reino Unido …

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