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hairpin bend in Roads topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhairpin bendˌhairpin ˈbend (also hairpin turn American English) noun [countable]  TTRa very sharp U-shaped curve in a road
Examples from the Corpus
hairpin bendShe floated above and ahead of them, and her eyes narrowed on to a shimmer of water at a hairpin bend.When the road turns sharply left in a hairpin bend, take the footpath ahead into the woodland.When not thinking about puking your guts up round every hairpin bend, scenery magnificent.