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chicane Saltos de línea: chi|cane
Pronunciación: /ʃɪˈkeɪn/

Definición de chicane en inglés:

sustantivo

1A sharp double bend created to form an obstacle on a motor-racing track or a road: the Austrian’s car flew out of control and spun across the chicane
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He also welcomed plans to stagger parking bays along the one-way road to create chicanes to slow vehicles.
  • The straights aren't so long that they place an absolute premium on outright power, while the chicanes and bumpy track surface demand good handling characteristics.
  • It's the same car, but it seems better suited to tracks where you have chicanes and heavy braking, like Imola.
2 dated (In card games) a hand without cards of one particular suit; a void.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • With an average hand containing a chicane, an ace, and some low trumps, lead the ace followed by a low card of the same suit.
3 [mass noun] archaic The use of deception; chicanery.

verbo

[no object] archaic Volver al principio  
1Employ chicanery: he spends more time chicaning on texts than invoking principles
1.1 [with object] Deceive (someone): she could not chicane me into admitting the promise of marriage

Origen

Late 17th century (in the senses 'chicanery' and 'use chicanery'): from French chicane (noun), chicaner (verb) 'quibble', of unknown origin.

Más
  • A chicane describes a sharp double bend forming an obstacle on a motor racing track; it is also an old word for chicanery (late 16th century) ‘trickery’. The origin is the French noun chicane, and verb chicaner ‘quibble’, but earlier details are unknown.

Palabras que riman con chicane

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