hairpin curve

hairpin curve
авто круто́й поворо́т (например, на горной дороге)

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  • hairpin curve — noun count AMERICAN a very sharp curve in a road, where the road forms a U shape …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hairpin curve — sharp curve (in a road, river, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hairpin curve — …   Useful english dictionary

  • curve — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A bend] Syn. sweep, flexure, bow, arch, crescent, horseshoe, circuit, curvature, crook, oxbow, catenary, trajectory, conic section, sinus, camber. Types of curves include: bell curve, bell shaped curve, hairpin curve, S… …   English dictionary for students

  • hairpin — hair|pin [ her,pın ] noun count 1. ) a metal object for holding hair in position, consisting of a thin piece of wire in the shape of a U 2. ) a HAIRPIN CURVE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hairpin bend — also .hairpin turn AmE n a very sharp U shaped curve in a road …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • curve — [n] arched, rounded line or object ambit, arc, arch, bend, bight, bow, camber, catenary, chord, circle, circuit, circumference, compass, concavity, contour, crook, curlicue, curvation, curvature, ellipse, festoon, flexure, hairpin, half moon,… …   New thesaurus

  • Hairpin turn — A hairpin turn (also hairpin bend, hairpin corner, etc.), named for its resemblance to a hairpin/bobby pin, is a bend in a road with a very acute inner angle, making it necessary for an oncoming vehicle to turn almost 180º to continue on the road …   Wikipedia

  • curve — I n. 1) to describe, make a curve (the road makes a curve to the right) 2) to plot a curve ( to locate a curve by plotted points ) 3) (teaching) to grade (AE), mark on a curve 4) a hairpin, horseshoe; sharp curve II v. 1) to curve sharply 2) (D;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • hairpin — /hair pin /, n. 1. a slender U shaped piece of wire, shell, etc., used by women to fasten up the hair or hold a headdress. adj. 2. (of a road, curve in a road, etc.) sharply curved back, as in a U shape: a hairpin turn. [1770 80; HAIR + PIN] * *… …   Universalium

  • curve — Synonyms and related words: aberrancy, aberration, arc, arch, artful dodge, artifice, bag of tricks, bear off, bend, bend back, bias, blind, bluff, bosey, bow, bowl, branch off, branching off, cast, catacaustic, catch, catenary, caustic, change… …   Moby Thesaurus

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