hairpin bend Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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hairpin bendnoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US hairpin turn)
a ​bend in the ​road that is so ​sharp that it ​almostturns back in the ​oppositedirection
(Definition of hairpin bend from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hairpin bend”
in Chinese (Simplified) (道路的)急转弯…
in Turkish sert viraj, keskin dönemeç, u-dönüşü…
in Russian крутой поворот…
in Chinese (Traditional) (道路的)急轉彎…
in Polish serpentyna…
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