central reservation

central reservation
,central reser`vation noun count BRITISH
a MEDIAN on a highway

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • central reservation — central reservations N COUNT The central reservation is the strip of ground, often covered with grass, that separates the two sides of a major road. [BRIT] (in AM, use median, median strip) …   English dictionary

  • central reservation — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ the strip of land between the carriageways of a motorway or other major road …   English terms dictionary

  • central reservation — noun A usu tarred or paved area in the centre of a motorway or major road acting as a division between traffic travelling in opposite directions • • • Main Entry: ↑centre …   Useful english dictionary

  • Central reservation — This article is about divided roads. For other uses, see Central reservation (disambiguation). Typical motorway road layout (Irish and Israeli road markings) On divided roads, such as divided highways or freeways/motorways, the central… …   Wikipedia

  • central reservation — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms central reservation : singular central reservation plural central reservations British a narrow raised piece of ground that separates the two sides of a motorway or other main road. The American word is median …   English dictionary

  • Central reservation (disambiguation) — Central reservation or central reservations may refer to: * Central reservation, the area separating opposing lanes of traffic on a divided road * Central Reservation (album), a 1999 album by Beth Orton * Central Reservations , a 1997 compilation …   Wikipedia

  • central reservation — central reser vation n BrE a narrow piece of ground that divides the two parts of a ↑motorway or other main road …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Central Reservation (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Central Reservation Type = Album Artist = Beth Orton Released = March 9, 1999 Recorded = ? Genre = Rock Length = 58:50 Label = Arista Records Producer = Victor Van Vugt, Ben Watt, Mark Stent Reviews = * Allmusic… …   Wikipedia

  • Central reservation system — A central reservation system (CRS) is a computerized system that stores and distributes information on a hotel, resort, or other lodging facility. A central reservation system is not to be confused with a Global Distribution System (GDS). Central …   Wikipedia

  • central reservation — noun the area which separates opposing lanes of traffic on a dual carriageway Syn: median …   Wiktionary

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