double yellow line

,double ,yellow `line noun count
1. ) AMERICAN two yellow lines painted down the middle of a road to tell drivers not to cross to the other side
2. ) BRITISH two yellow lines along the side of a road that mean you are not allowed to park your vehicle there

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Double-yellow line — A double yellow line is a common road marking meaning different things in many parts of the world. Contents 1 United Kingdom 1.1 History 1.2 Loading restrictions 2 British influence …   Wikipedia

  • double yellow line — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms double yellow line : singular double yellow line plural double yellow lines 1) in the UK, two yellow lines along the side of a road that mean you are not allowed to park your vehicle there 2) American two… …   English dictionary

  • double yellow line — noun a) A pair of yellow lines painted at the side of a road to show that parking is not permitted at any time. 1995 Nina Fletcher, Janet Holt, Ethics, law, and nursing b) A pair of yellow lines painted along the middle of a road to show that… …   Wiktionary

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  • Yellow Line — may refer to one of several light rail or rapid transit lines: * Barcelona metro line 4, Barcelona, Spain * Yellow Line (Chicago Transit Authority), Illinois * M2 (Copenhagen), Denmark * Vishwa Vidyalaya Central Secretariat Line, Delhi, India *… …   Wikipedia

  • yellow line — noun (C) a line of yellow paint along the edge of a street in Britain which means you can only park your car for a short time or at particular times: double yellow line (=two lines of paint that mean you cannot park there) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • yellow line — noun A line of yellow paint, or other substance, on a road indicating parking restrictions • • • Main Entry: ↑yellow * * * ˌyellow ˈline [yellow line] noun (in Britain) a yellow line painted at the side of a road to show that you can only park… …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow line — n a line of yellow paint along the edge of a street in Britain which means you can only park your car for a short time or at particular times double yellow lines (=two lines of paint that mean you cannot park there at any time) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Single yellow line — A single yellow line is a road marking that is present on the side of the carriageway in the United Kingdom. It indicates that parking or waiting at that roadside is prohibited at certain times of day. The exact times vary by area and are… …   Wikipedia

  • The Double Yellow — Double Yellow redirects here. For the usage as parking restrictions, see Double yellow lines. The Double Yellow Origin Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Genres Alternative rock Pop rock Years active 2006 Present …   Wikipedia

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