HOV lane

HOV lane

noun
a highway or street lane for high-occupancy vehicles, usually marked with large diamond shapes on the pavement.

Origin:
1990–95

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Main Entry:  HOV lane
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  High Occupancy Vehicle lane, a highway lane marked with painted diamonds which indicate that it is for multi-passenger vehicles, created to alleviate traffic congestion and improve air quality; also called diamond lane, heavy occupancy vehicle lane
Main Entry:  HOV lane
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See diamond lane
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