Meaning of LANE in English
(STRIP) [noun] [C] - a specially marked strip of a road, sports track or swimming pool that is used to keep vehicles or competitors separatea bus/cycle laneThe northbound/southbound/etc. lane is closed because of an accident.You'll need to change lanes if you want to turn off at the next junction.There's bound to be delays when four lanes of traffic (= cars in four lines) merge into two.I find driving in the fast lane rather stressful so I prefer to stay in the middle lane or the slow lane.The British runners/swimmers are in lanes 4 and 6.See picture: RoadsA lane is also a route through the sea or the air which ships or aircraft regularly sail or fly along.The English Channel is the busiest shipping lane in the world.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012