safety\ island


safety\ island
• safety island
• safety zone
noun
A raised area in a highway or road to be used only by people walking.

John was half-way across the street when the light changed. He stayed on the safety island until it changed again.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • safety island — noun a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians • Syn: ↑traffic island, ↑safety isle, ↑safety zone • Hypernyms: ↑island • Part Holonyms: ↑roadbed * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • safety island — or[safety zone] {n.} A raised area in a highway or road to be used only by people walking. * /John was half way across the street when the light changed. He stayed on the safety island until it changed again./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • safety island — or[safety zone] {n.} A raised area in a highway or road to be used only by people walking. * /John was half way across the street when the light changed. He stayed on the safety island until it changed again./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • safety island — noun An area of roadway from which traffic is excluded so as to provide safety for pedestrians; a traffic island …   Wiktionary

  • safety island — an area provided for the safety of pedestrians from vehicular traffic, as between lanes on a busy street or highway. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • safety island — see safety zone …   English dictionary

  • safety island — safe area on road that provides pedestrian safety …   English contemporary dictionary

  • safety island — noun (C) AmE a traffic island …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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