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hairpin bend

noun [C] uk   us   UK (US hairpin turn)
a bend in the road that is so sharp that it almost turns back in the opposite direction
Translations of “hairpin bend”
in Chinese (Traditional) (道路的)急轉彎…
in Russian крутой поворот…
in Turkish sert viraj, keskin dönemeç, u-dönüşü…
in Chinese (Simplified) (道路的)急转弯…
in Polish serpentyna…
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