[ soo-per-el-uh-vey-shuh n ]
/ ˌsu pərˌɛl əˈveɪ ʃən /
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Words nearby superelevation
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Example sentences from the Web for superelevation
This tendency is counteracted by designing the cross section with superelevation.
The amount of superelevation required, therefore, varies as the square of the velocity and inversely as the radius of the curve.
British Dictionary definitions for superelevation
/ (ˌsuːpərˌɛlɪˈveɪʃən) /
another name for bank 2 (def. 7)
the difference between the heights of the sides of a road or railway track on a bend
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