breakdown lane

noun

Definition of breakdown lane

US
:an area along the side of a highway where vehicles are able to stop for an emergency

Word by Word Definitions

breakdown play
  1. : the action or result of breaking down: such as

  2. : a failure to function

  3. : failure to progress or have effect : disintegration

  1. : to cause to fall or collapse by breaking or shattering

  2. : to make ineffective

  3. : to divide into parts or categories

lane play
  1. : a narrow passageway between fences or hedges

  2. : a relatively narrow way or track: such as

  3. : an ocean route used by or prescribed for ships

  1. : Scottish variant of lone


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