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Drivers approaching the town must slow from 45 mph to 25 mph before entering the first roundabout on the edge of town.
AS INFRASTRUCTURE DEBATE LINGERS, $34 MILLION AND A NEW SIDEWALK ARE BRINGING LIFE TO A SMALL VIRGINIA TOWNLUZ LAZOJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The refugee took a roundabout journey across Europe from Poland to asylum.
IN THE GALLERIES: A HEIGHTENED HOMAGE TO TREES AND WHAT THEY CAN TEACH USMARK JENKINSMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That’s a roundabout way of saying that Joe Penna’s Stowaway—set aboard a ship that was designed for three people and, it turns out, must accommodate four—is a little boring.
NETFLIX'S PENSIVE STOWAWAY TANGLES WITH ISSUES OF MORALITY, AND SELFHOOD, IN SPACESTEPHANIE ZACHAREKAPRIL 22, 2021TIME
Pagels, 29, tweeted that he “had to bike through a roundabout over a highway to get my Covid jab.”
BICYCLIST KILLED IN CRASH TWEETED JUST HOURS EARLIER ABOUT THE DANGER OF RIDING IN D.C.LUZ LAZOAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You’d be stuck there at the entrance to a roundabout forever.
SHOULD TRAFFIC LIGHTS BE ABOLISHED? (EP. 454)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
I would put him somewhere between roundabout booster and roundabout evangelist.
SHOULD TRAFFIC LIGHTS BE ABOLISHED? (EP. 454)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Rotaries tend to be substantially larger than roundabouts, with higher speeds.
SHOULD TRAFFIC LIGHTS BE ABOLISHED? (EP. 454)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
A roundabout, if you don’t know, is a small, circular traffic intersection, typically with one lane.
SHOULD TRAFFIC LIGHTS BE ABOLISHED? (EP. 454)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
We would swap data and roundabouts that we’d come about, maybe from where you’ve been on holidays.
SHOULD TRAFFIC LIGHTS BE ABOLISHED? (EP. 454)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
As soon as I think of that job, I conjure a mental image of a classic 1950s office building beside a busy roundabout.
WITHOUT AN OFFICE, WHAT DEFINES A WORKPLACE?JOHN SHAWJULY 27, 2020QUARTZ
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ROUNDABOUT

  • ancillary
  • incidental
  • indirect
  • lateral
  • lesser
  • marginal
  • not the main
  • oblique
  • off-center
  • postern
  • roundabout
  • secondary
  • sidelong
  • sideward
  • sideways
  • sidewise
  • skirting
  • subordinate
  • subsidiary
  • superficial
  • ambiguous
  • anfractuous
  • circuitous
  • convoluted
  • crooked
  • curving
  • devious
  • flexuous
  • indirect
  • intricate
  • involved
  • labyrinthine
  • mazy
  • meandering
  • roundabout
  • serpentine
  • sinuous
  • snaky
  • spiraling
  • tortuous
  • twisting
  • wriggly
  • zigzag
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