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chicane

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Roads
chicanechi‧cane /ʃɪˈkeɪn/ noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 TTRan S-shaped bend in a straight road, especially on a track for racing cars
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chicanePerhaps a chicane placed at intervals would be better.Other measures can include chicanes, pavement extensions and road narrowings.In general riders don't like chicanes, especially the slower ones.Experts say chicanes do work but wrongly designed they can speed traffic up.The marshal was killed moments after the start as the drivers slowed on the approach to the second chicane.The Chicane at Juniper Hill will be named the Spanboard chicane.
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