from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An artificial ridge set crosswise into the surface of a street, parking lot, or driveway to make the operators of vehicles drive at a slow speed.

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  • noun 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.

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


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