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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An artificial ridge set crosswise into the surface of a street, parking lot, or driveway to make the operators of vehicles decrease speed.

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  • n. A traffic calming measure, consisting of a transverse ridge in the road, to limit the speed of vehicles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a hindrance to speeding created by a crosswise ridge in the surface of a roadway

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