Definition of three-point turn in English:

three-point turn

Syllabification: three-point turn

noun

  • A method of turning a vehicle around in a narrow space by moving forward, backward, and forward again in a sequence of arcs.
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    • She ambled round the chalet and made a three-point turn on the narrow road of which she was quite proud.
    • Learner drivers took to the roads in a myriad of three-point turns and reversing round corners.
    • Men love to make fun of the struggles girls supposedly have with everything from spatial awareness and parallel parking to three-point turns and map-reading.

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