[ soo-per-el-uh-vey-shuhn ]
/ ˌsu pərˌɛl əˈveɪ ʃən /
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Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby superelevation
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Example sentences from the Web for superelevation
The amount of superelevation required, therefore, varies as the square of the velocity and inversely as the radius of the curve.
This tendency is counteracted by designing the cross section with superelevation.
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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