traffic block


traffic block
bloqueio do trânsito

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • traffic block — noun Britain : traffic jam …   Useful english dictionary

  • traffic — (n.) c.1500, trade, commerce, from M.Fr. trafique (mid 15c.), from It. traffico (early 14c.), from trafficare carry on trade, of uncertain origin, perhaps from a V.L. *transfricare to rub across (from L. trans across + fricare to rub ), with the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • block — blockable, adj. /blok/, n. 1. a solid mass of wood, stone, etc., usually with one or more flat or approximately flat faces. 2. a hollow masonry building unit of cement, terra cotta, etc.: a wall made of concrete blocks. 3. one of a set of cube… …   Universalium

  • Traffic — on roads may consist of pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars and other conveyances, either singly or together, while using the public way for purposes of travel. Traffic laws are the laws which govern traffic and regulate… …   Wikipedia

  • Traffic shaping — (also known as packet shaping ) is the control of computer network traffic in order to optimize or guarantee performance, lower latency, and/or increase usable bandwidth by delaying packets that meet certain criteria. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Traffic signal preemption — is a type of system that allows the normal operation of traffic lights to be preempted, often to assist emergency vehicles.[1][2] The most common use of these systems is to manipulate traffic signals in the path of an emergency vehicle, stopping… …   Wikipedia

  • Traffic cone — Traffic cones are usually used to divert traffic. The reflective sleeves are for nighttime visibility; the bosses at the top ease handling and can be used for attaching caution tape …   Wikipedia

  • Traffic Control — ➡ law enforcement * * * Introduction       supervision of the movement of people, goods, or vehicles to ensure efficiency and safety.       Traffic is the movement of people and goods from one location to another. The movement typically occurs… …   Universalium

  • traffic — I n. movement of vehicles, aircraft 1) to direct traffic (the police officer was directing traffic) 2) to block, hold up, obstruct, tie up traffic 3) bumper to bumper, heavy; light; rush hour; slow moving traffic 4) air; highway (AE), motorway… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Traffic light — The traffic light, also known as traffic signal, stop light, traffic lamp, stop and go lights, robot or semaphore, is a signaling device positioned at a road intersection, pedestrian crossing, or other location. Its purpose is to indicate, using… …   Wikipedia


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