Speed hump


Speed hump
(jocular) (amongst boaties) skindiver

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • speed hump — speed bump or speed hump noun A low hump across a road intended to slow down traffic • • • Main Entry: ↑speed speed hump see ↑speed bump above. • • • Main Entry: ↑speed * * * noun, pl ⋯ humps [count] Brit : ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • speed hump — (SPEED hump) n. A low ridge that runs across a street and that is designed to slow down cars. A speed hump is a longer, flatter version of a speed bump. Example Citation: New York City, prepare for the speed hump. A hump, not to be confused,… …   New words

  • Speed hump — A speed hump (also called a road hump or undulation,cite web |author=ITE title=Traffic Calming Measures – Speed Hump url=http://www.ite.org/traffic/hump.htm publisher=Institute of Transportation Engineers] and in Ireland called a speed ramp) is a …   Wikipedia

  • speed hump — /ˈspid hʌmp/ (say speed hump) noun → road hump …   Australian English dictionary

  • speed hump — noun speed bump …   Wiktionary

  • speed hump — bump in a road or driveway made to decrease drivers of vehicles speed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • speed hump — Australian Slang (jocular) (amongst boaties) skindiver …   English dialects glossary

  • So slow smb. couldn't get a job as a speed hump — dull witted person …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • so slow smb. couldn't get a job as a speed hump — Australian Slang dull witted person …   English dialects glossary

  • Speed cushion — Speed cushions are traffic calming devices designed as several small speed humps installed across the width of the road with spaces between them. They are generally installed in a series across a roadway resembling a split speed hump. The design… …   Wikipedia


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