HyperDic: traffic_jam

English > 1 sense of the expression traffic jam:
NOUNgrouptraffic jam, snarl-upa number of vehicles blocking one another until they can scarcely move
English > traffic jam: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA number of vehicles blocking one another until they can scarcely move.
Synonymsnarl-up
NarrowergridlockA traffic jam so bad that no movement is possible
Broadercrush, jam, pressA dense crowd of people
Spanishatascamiento, atasco, caravana, cola, congestión, embotellamiento, fila, retención, tapón, trabazón, trancón, tranque
Catalanembotellament, embús

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