Meaning of LANE in English

LANE

transcription, транскрипция: [ leɪn ]

( lanes)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

A lane is a narrow road, especially in the country.

...a quiet country lane...

Follow the lane to the river.

N-COUNT

2.

Lane is also used in the names of roads, either in cities or in the country.

...The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane.

N-IN-NAMES

3.

A lane is a part of a main road which is marked by the edge of the road and a painted line, or by two painted lines.

The lorry was travelling at 20mph in the slow lane...

I pulled out into the eastbound lane of Route 2.

N-COUNT : usu adj N

4.

At a swimming pool or athletics track, a lane is a long narrow section which is marked by lines or ropes.

N-COUNT

5.

A lane is a route that is frequently used by aircraft or ships.

The collision took place in the busiest shipping lanes in the world.

N-COUNT : usu n N

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