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LANE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lane mean? 

LANE (noun)
  The noun LANE has 2 senses:

1. a narrow way or road
2. a well-defined track or path; for e.g. swimmers or lines of traffic

  Familiarity information: LANE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LANE (noun)


Sense 1lane [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A narrow way or road

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("lane" is a kind of...):

way (any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another)


Sense 2lane [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A well-defined track or path; for e.g. swimmers or lines of traffic

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("lane" is a kind of...):

path (a way especially designed for a particular use)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "lane"):

alley; bowling alley; skittle alley (a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins)

free throw lane (a lane on a basketball court extending from the end line to 15 feet in front of the backboard; players may not enter this lane during a free throw)

sea lane; seaway; ship route; trade route (a lane at sea that is a regularly used route for vessels)

traffic lane (a lane of a main road that is defined by painted lines)


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