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CLIPPING POINT [1 record]

Record 1 2019-11-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Driving (Road Vehicles)
  • Motorized Sports
CONT

When cornering, the point at which the path of the car driving through a corner is closest to the inside of the curve is known as the clipping point or apex of a corner.

PHR

early apex, late apex

French

Domaine(s)
  • Conduite automobile
  • Sports motorisés
CONT

Dans un virage, le point de la trajectoire le plus proche de l'intérieur de la courbe est appelé «point de corde» ou «apex».

PHR

apex tardif, point de corde tardif

Spanish

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