HOV lane


HOV lane
HOV lane [ˌeıtʃ əu ˈvi: leın US -ou-] n
high-occupancy vehicle lane a ↑lane on main roads that can only be used by vehicles carrying three or more passengers when there is a lot of traffic

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  • HOV lane — Verkehrsschild für HOV Lanes in Norwegen Die linke Spur dieses Highways ist Fahrgemeinschaften vorbehalten. High occupancy vehicle lan …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HOV lane — a highway or street lane for high occupancy vehicles, usually marked with large diamond shapes on the pavement. [1990 95] * * * ˌHOˈV lane 8 [HOV lane] [ˌeɪtʃ əʊ ˈviː leɪn] [ˌeɪtʃ oʊ ˈviː leɪn] noun (especially NAmE) high occupancy vehicle lane… …   Useful english dictionary

  • HOV lane — a highway or street lane for high occupancy vehicles, usually marked with large diamond shapes on the pavement. [1990 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • HOV lane — n. trs a highway or street lane for high occupancy vehicles, usu. marked with large diamond shapes on the pavement • Etymology: 1990–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • Lane — The word lane has several meanings, including and especially: #a portion of a paved road which is intended for a single line of vehicles and is marked by white or yellow lines. #a narrow road or street, usually lacking a shoulder or a median;… …   Wikipedia

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  • lane — noun 1 (esp. BrE) narrow road ADJECTIVE ▪ narrow ▪ little, small ▪ single track (BrE) ▪ quiet ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • HOV — adj. HOV is used with these nouns: ↑lane …   Collocations dictionary

  • High-occupancy vehicle lane — HOV redirects here. For other uses, see HOV (disambiguation). A permanent, separated high occupancy vehicle lane on I 91 near Hartford, Connecticut …   Wikipedia

  • Carpool lane — Verkehrsschild für HOV Lanes in Norwegen Die linke Spur dieses Highways ist Fahrgemeinschaften vorbehalten. High occupancy vehicle lan …   Deutsch Wikipedia