superelevation


su·per·el·e·va·tion

noun \-ˌe-lə-ˈvā-shən\

Definition of SUPERELEVATION

1
:  the vertical distance between the heights of inner and outer edges of highway pavement or railroad rails
2
:  additional elevation

First Known Use of SUPERELEVATION

1889

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