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SUMMIT CURVE [1 record]

Record 1 2012-11-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Road Design
DEF

A curve that connects a segment of roadway with a segment of roadway that has a more negative grade.

OBS

Uphill to level, uphill to downhill.

OBS

crest curve; summit curve: terms proposed by the World Road Association.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Conception des voies de circulation
DEF

Courbe du profil en long, de forme convexe.

OBS

courbe de point haut : terme proposé par l'Association mondiale de la route.

Spanish

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