Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

stopping distance

noun
     
Related topics: Transport
stopping distance [uncountable and countable]
TT the distance that a driver is supposed to leave between their car and the one in front in order to be able to stop safely

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary