Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The part of a road, street, or bridge intended to be used by wheeled vehicles; a roadway.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun British one of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only, usually in two or three lanes.

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  • noun The part of a road that carries traffic.

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

  • noun one of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only usually in two or three lanes

Etymologies

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From carriage +‎ way.

Examples

  • The huge rumbling dual carriageway is a silent, deep red stained strip of concrete.

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  • The huge rumbling dual carriageway is a silent, deep red stained strip of concrete.

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  • A bridge was built in 1971, and the dual carriageway from the bridge carries you past Barbatre all the way to Noirmoutier-en-l’Île, which is the island’s main town.

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  • I know I feel pretty safe on the dual-carriageway, which is very similar to a motorway - accept it has 2 lanes of course.

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  • I know I feel pretty safe on the dual-carriageway, which is very similar to a motorway - accept it has 2 lanes of course.

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  • I know I feel pretty safe on the dual-carriageway, which is very similar to a motorway - accept it has 2 lanes of course.

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  • I know I feel pretty safe on the dual-carriageway, which is very similar to a motorway - accept it has 2 lanes of course.

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  • I know I feel pretty safe on the dual-carriageway, which is very similar to a motorway - accept it has 2 lanes of course.

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  • In an average day the average London motorist probably breaks a couple of laws - straying into a box junction without the exit being clear, moving into a bus lane to pass a car turning right and blocking the only carriageway allowed to cars, etc.etc. etc.

    Criminalising the population

  • A couple of minutes later he spotted the team from Technical on the far side of the inbound carriageway, opposite the row of shops on Marino Parade.

    The Priest

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