[ bahyk-leyn ]
/ ˈbaɪk ˌleɪn /
a lane of a roadway specifically for the use of bicyclists, as designated by road markings or signs: The one-way streets are so wide that putting in a bike lane would have virtually no effect on car traffic.
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Also called bi·cy·cle lane [bahy-si-kuhl leyn] /ˈbaɪ sɪ kəl ˌleɪn/ .
Origin of bike lane
First recorded in 1935–40
Words nearby bike lane
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