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Meaning of "contraflow system" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTRAFLOW SYSTEM

contraflow system  [ˈkɒntrəˌfləʊ ˈsɪstəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTRAFLOW SYSTEM

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Contraflow system is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONTRAFLOW SYSTEM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of contraflow system in the English dictionary

The definition of contraflow system in the dictionary is a system of traffic lanes whose normal direction is reversed to allow traffic to move during repairs or an accident.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTRAFLOW SYSTEM


atom
ˈætəm
autumn
ˈɔːtəm
bantam
ˈbæntəm
bottom
ˈbɒtəm
Chatham
ˈtʃætəm
custom
ˈkʌstəm
datum
ˈdeɪtəm
dictum
ˈdɪktəm
ecosystem
ˈiːkəʊˌsɪstəm
item
ˈaɪtəm
momentum
məʊˈmɛntəm
phantom
ˈfæntəm
photosystem
ˈfəʊtəʊˌsɪstəm
quantum
ˈkwɒntəm
subsystem
ˈsʌbˌsɪstəm
symptom
ˈsɪmptəm
system
ˈsɪstəm
Tatum
ˈteɪtəm
totem
ˈtəʊtəm
ultimatum
ˌʌltɪˈmeɪtəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTRAFLOW SYSTEM

contradictorily
contradictoriness
contradictory
contradistinction
contradistinctive
contradistinctively
contradistinguish
contrafagotto
contraflow
contraflow lane
contragestion
contragestive
contrahent
contrail
contraindicant
contraindicate
contraindicated
contraindication
contrair
contralateral

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTRAFLOW SYSTEM

alarm system
audio system
central nervous system
computer system
control system
cooling system
digestive system
heating system
hybrid system
immune system
legal system
nervous system
one-party system
operating system
respiratory system
solar system
sound system
sprinkler system
stem
the system
water system

Synonyms and antonyms of contraflow system in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «contraflow system» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTRAFLOW SYSTEM

Find out the translation of contraflow system to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of contraflow system from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «contraflow system» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

于反系统
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sistema contraflow
570 millions of speakers

English

contraflow system
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

contraflow प्रणाली
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

نظام contraflow
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

contraflow система
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sistema contramão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কনট্রাফ্লো সিস্টেম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

système à contresens
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sistem kontrasepsi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

contraSystem
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一方通行システム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

contraflow 시스템
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sistem kontrasepsi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Ngược hệ thống
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Contraflow அமைப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कन्फ्लो सिस्टम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Geri akış sistemi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sistema contraflow
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

System przeciwprądowym
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

contraflow система
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sistem contraflow
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αντίθετης σύστημα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

contraflow stelsel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mötande systemet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

contraflow system
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of contraflow system

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRAFLOW SYSTEM»

The term «contraflow system» is barely ever used and occupies the 209.104 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRAFLOW SYSTEM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about contraflow system

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTRAFLOW SYSTEM»

Discover the use of contraflow system in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to contraflow system and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Optimal Scheduling of Evacuation Operations with Contraflow
A study by Theodoulou and Wolshon (2004) on the adequacy of the lane reversal plan for traffic headed westbound out of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Interstate 10 indicates that the contraflow system is not being fully utilized due to limited ...
Hayssam Hicham El-Sbayti, 2008
2
The Handbook of Biomass Combustion and Co-firing
Thus they can store a lot of energy that is then slowly released to the surrounding space. Figure 4.4 shows a design of a Finnish heat-storing fireplace made of soapstone. Figure 4.4 Contraflow system in Finnish heat-storing stoves Source: [ 4].
Sjaak Van Loo, Jaap Koppejan, 2012
3
The official DSA theory test for car drivers and the ...
30 © Change to the left lane © Leave at the next exit © Contraflow system © One- way street © Contraflow system lf you use the right-hand lane in a contraflow system, you'll be travelling with no permanent barrier between you and the ...
Driving Standards Agency, 2010
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The official DSA theory test for motorcyclists
STAY IN LANE © Change to the left lane © Leave at the next exit © Contraflow system © One-way street © Contraflow system lf you use the right-hand lane in a contraflow system, you'll be travelling with no permanent barrier between you and ...
Driving Standards Agency, 2010
5
The Motorway Achievement: Frontiers of knowledge and practice
The contraflow system was a considerable success such that some drivers were not even aware that they had crossed from one carriageway to the other. The success on the M6 led to immediate demands from engineers to use the system ...
Ron Bridle, Peter Baldwin, John Porter, 2002
6
The official DSA theory test for drivers of large vehicles
This motorway sign means use the hard shoulder overhead bridge repairs I O O contraflow system ahead O O all lanes ahead closed This sign is used to warn of overhead electric cables and is usually accompanied by a plate indicating the ...
Driving Standards Agency, 2011
7
Healing Appalachia: Sustainable Living through Appropriate ...
The Finnish contraflow masonry heater also contains two vertical baffles that ensure that the heat from combustion is absorbed by the masonry wall of the heater Fig. 4.1. Air currents in a contraflow system. Smoke is 60 O Healing Appalachia.
Al Fritsch, 2007
8
Environment, Forced Migration and Social Vulnerability
... and Montjoy, 2006: 122). The first one is the relative success of the traffic flow management for those who evacuated by themselves – the vast majority of the population. This success was achieved in large parts thanks to a contraflow system ...
Tamer Afifi, Jill Jäger, 2010
9
Immersed Tunnels
Will the tunnel be run under a contraflow system with two-way traffic in one bore during maintenance operations? Again, this will require suitable lane control systems to be installed in the tunnel and its approaches. The installed systems must ...
Richard Lunniss, Jonathan Baber, 2013
10
Men of Power: The Lives of Rolls-Royce Chief Test Pilots ...
... Spencer Wilks, and his brother Maurice, the firm's chief engineer, were in agreement, having perceived very soon after being approached to manufacture Whittle's engines that not only was his 'contraflow' system extremely difficult to make, ...
Robert Jackson, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTRAFLOW SYSTEM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term contraflow system is used in the context of the following news items.
1
North-east road closed while rescuers free man from car crash
The road is closed southbound with traffic flowing in a contraflow system. Related Man seriously hurt after car bursts into flames following lorry ... «Aberdeen Evening Express, Jun 15»
2
Planned roadworks on North East trunk roads this week
... between Tuesday and Monday, June 22, with traffic using the hard shoulder and a contraflow system on the northbound carriageway instead. «New Post Leader, Jun 15»
3
Planned roadworks in Yorkshire, the Humber and the North East
... Tuesday 16 and Monday 22 June, with traffic using the hard shoulder and a contraflow system on the northbound carriageway instead. «Scarborough Today, Jun 15»
4
Burnley residents face roadworks hell
"A contraflow system will be put in place to allow single lane two-way traffic to run on the other deck. "Beneath the bridge Stanley Street and ... «Lancashire Telegraph, Jun 15»
5
Centenary Way: Disruption could last until Christmas
A contraflow system will be put in place to allow single lane two-way traffic to run on the other deck. Beneath the bridge, Stanley Street and ... «Burnley Express, Jun 15»
6
Community leaders hope that Carkeel roundabout work on the A38 …
The work has caused lengthy traffic delays after a contraflow system was put in place, but motorists are set to find relief later this month. «Cornish Guardian, Jun 15»
7
UPDATE: Anger at proposed lane closures on busy A380 River …
Two lanes southbound will be kept open throughout the works by use of a contraflow system. As well as repairs to the bridge the 10,000 square ... «Torquay Herald Express, May 15»
8
A380 bridge from Penn Inn to close for six months for emergency £3 …
Two lanes southbound will be kept open throughout the works by use of a contraflow system. As well as repairs to the bridge the colossal ... «Torquay Herald Express, May 15»
9
Works at A38 Carkeel roundabout in Saltash set to completed next …
When the works are complete the contraflow system will be lifted, bringing relief to motorists who have experienced several months of hold ups ... «Cornish Guardian, May 15»
10
Keynsham bypass to shut again tonight - four more weeks of …
The main road linking Bristol to Bath will be closed between 9pm tonight and 7am tomorrow while a contraflow system, which has been in place ... «Bristol Post, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Contraflow system [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/contraflow-system>. Dec 2019 ».
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