Definition of hairpin bend in English:

hairpin bend

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(North American hairpin turn)


  • A sharp U-shaped bend in a road.
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    • The hairpin bend in the snow-dusted mountain road is looming.
    • He came to a hairpin bend where he saw Norma sitting in her parked car.
    • Though the panther was many hundred feet below, it could easily run through the bush, scramble up the embankment and surprise them around a hairpin bend!

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