roadability

[ roh-duh-bil-i-tee ]
/ ˌroʊ dəˈbɪl ɪ ti /

noun

the ability of a motor vehicle to maintain a steady, balanced, and comfortable ride, especially under a variety of road conditions.

Nearby words

  1. road-fund licence,
  2. road-runner,
  3. road-show,
  4. road-test,
  5. road-train,
  6. roadbed,
  7. roadblock,
  8. roadeo,
  9. roadguard,
  10. roadholding

Origin of roadability

First recorded in 1920–25; road + ability

Related formsroad·a·ble, adjective

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