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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A grade separation where clearance to traffic on the upper level is obtained by depressing partially or completely (as with a tunnel) the grade of the lower level .

Usage examples (30)
  • In New York, where I live now, such places are everywhere — a train underpass, a rooftop, a quiet street.
  • The underpass is a link between Kattoor and Brooke Bond Road.
  • New Transport Minister Terry Mulder joined the chorus condemning the underpass, which is a gateway to Southbank for visitors to the city.
  • Norwalk has created "park-like" underpass "memorials," that greet motorists when they get off the highway. for more
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