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outside lanenoun

uk   /ˌaʊt.saɪd ˈleɪn/  us   /ˌaʊt.saɪd ˈleɪn/
  • outside lane noun (ROAD)

[S] UK (informal outside) the ​part of the ​roadnearest the ​vehicles going in the ​oppositedirection, used ​especially by ​fastervehicles: She ​cruised by at 160 ​kilometresperhour on the outside/in the outside ​lane.
[C] US the ​part of the ​roadnearest the ​edge, ​especially used by ​slowervehicles
  • outside lane noun (RACE TRACK)

[S] the ​part of a ​racetrack that is ​furthest from the ​centre
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