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Gatso

Saltos de línea: Gatso
Pronunciación: /ˈɡatsəʊ
 
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(also Gatso camera)

Definición de Gatso en inglés:

sustantivo (plural Gatsos)

A camera which automatically takes a photograph of road vehicles travelling over a certain speed (as measured by radar).
Example sentences
  • He said the fixed Gatso speed cameras, housed in yellow boxes on top of grey pillars, were paid for by speeding drivers through fines and not through taxation.
  • The device warns drivers of their speed as they approach Gatso speed cameras.
  • In towns (especially near schools) excessive speed should be severely punished and that is where all the Gatsos should be situated.

Origen

1970s: from the name of Maurice Gatsonides, Dutch racing driver (1911–98).

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