three-point turn

noun

Definition of three-point turn

: a way of turning a vehicle around in a small space by going forward, turning to one side, then backing up, turning so as to face the other direction, then going forward again

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“Three-point turn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-point%20turn. Accessed 5 Apr. 2020.

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