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hairpin bendnoun [C]

uk   /ˌheə.pɪn ˈbend/  us   /ˌher.pɪn ˈbend/ UK (US hairpin turn)
a bend in the road that is so sharp that it almost turns back in the opposite direction
(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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