rumble strip


rumble strip

noun

: a set of grooves along the edge of a highway or across a road that cause noise and shaking when they are driven over and that are used to warn drivers that they need to slow down or are too close to the edge of the road

Full Definition of RUMBLE STRIP

:  a strip of corrugated pavement (as along the edge of a highway) that causes rumbling and vibration when driven over

First Known Use of RUMBLE STRIP

1962

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