Associations to the word «Traffic»
TRAFFIC, noun. Pedestrians or vehicles on roads, or the flux or passage thereof.
TRAFFIC, noun. Commercial transportation or exchange of goods, or the movement of passengers or people.
TRAFFIC, noun. Illegal trade or exchange of goods, often drugs.
TRAFFIC, noun. Exchange or flux of information, messages or data, as in a computer or telephone network.
TRAFFIC, noun. Commodities of the market.
TRAFFIC, verb. (intransitive) To pass goods and commodities from one person to another for an equivalent in goods or money; to buy or sell goods; to barter; to trade.
TRAFFIC, verb. (intransitive) To trade meanly or mercenarily; to bargain.
TRAFFIC, verb. (transitive) To exchange in traffic; to effect by a bargain or for a consideration.
TRAFFIC BEAM, noun. (automotive) (dated) A headlight setting intended for roads with traffic on them at night.
TRAFFIC BEAMS, noun. Plural of traffic beam
TRAFFIC BOY, noun. A crossing guard who is a boy.
TRAFFIC BOYS, noun. Plural of traffic boy
TRAFFIC CALMING, noun. The deliberate slowing of traffic in residential areas by the installation of obstacles to progress
TRAFFIC CALMINGS, noun. Plural of traffic calming
TRAFFIC CIRCLE, noun. (US) an intersection with a circular shape and, usually, a central island
TRAFFIC CIRCLES, noun. Plural of traffic circle
TRAFFIC CONE, noun. A cone-shaped marker, generally made out of plastic or rubber, that is placed on roads or footpaths to temporarily redirect traffic in a safe manner.
TRAFFIC CONES, noun. Plural of traffic cone
TRAFFIC CONFERENCE AREA, noun. (aviation) (travel) any of the three IATA world-wide subdivisions used by the airline industry.
TRAFFIC ISLAND, noun. A raised area in a roadway or traffic circle, bordered by curbs, used to control traffic.
TRAFFIC ISLANDS, noun. Plural of traffic island
TRAFFIC JAM, noun. A situation in which all road traffic is stationary or very slow.
TRAFFIC JAMS, noun. Plural of traffic jam
TRAFFIC LIGHT, noun. A signalling device positioned at a road intersection or pedestrian crossing to indicate when it may be safe to drive, ride or walk, using a universal colour code.
TRAFFIC LIGHT, noun. (philately) The coloured dots on stamp sheet margins printed with offset litho or photogravure methods, used by the printers to check colour accuracy.
TRAFFIC LIGHTS, noun. Plural of traffic light
TRAFFIC MILE, noun. (railways) Any unit of the total obtained by adding the passenger miles and ton miles in a railroad's transportation for a given period.
TRAFFIC OF INFLUENCE, noun. Influence peddling
TRAFFIC PADDLE, noun. Paddle-shaped hand-held signal used by police, airport ground staff etc for directing traffic.
TRAFFIC SCHOOL, noun. A place one can go to after they've had a traffic violation in order to get the points taken off their driver's license.
TRAFFIC SHAPING, noun. (internet) The technique of slowing down Internet packet flow rate by narrowing the bandwidth to avoid a possible system overload.
TRAFFIC SIGN, noun. A sign for the control of traffic or the information of drivers.
TRAFFIC SIGNAL, noun. A traffic light.
TRAFFIC SIGNAL BOX, noun. (US) (Australia) Any of the large metal boxes containing traffic signal controls, found at roadsides and intersections, and often made available by the local council for artistic work.
TRAFFIC SIGNAL BOX, noun. A structure holding traffic lights.
TRAFFIC SIGNAL BOXES, noun. Plural of traffic signal box
TRAFFIC SIGNALS, noun. Plural of traffic signal
TRAFFIC SIGNS, noun. Plural of traffic sign
TRAFFIC TICKET, noun. A ticket gotten for violation of the local road rules.
TRAFFIC VIOLATION, noun. A violation of the rules of the road.
TRAFFIC WARDEN, noun. (British) A civilian employed by the police to regulate traffic and issue parking tickets.
TRAFFIC WARDENS, noun. Plural of traffic warden
TRAFFIC, noun. The aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time.
TRAFFIC, noun. Buying and selling; especially illicit trade.
TRAFFIC, noun. The amount of activity over a communication system during a given period of time; "heavy traffic overloaded the trunk lines"; "traffic on the internet is lightest during the night".
TRAFFIC, noun. Social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with').
TRAFFIC, verb. Deal illegally; "traffic drugs".
TRAFFIC, verb. Trade or deal a commodity; "They trafficked with us for gold".
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