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Gridlock

Grid

grid

A framework of spaced lines that are parallel to or cross each other.

Lock

lock

A mechanism for keeping a door, lid, etc., closed and requires a particular key to open.

grid + lock

Gridlock

gridlock

Traffic congestion that is so bad that no movement is possible.

 

 
 

Example Sentence:-

"Some of the most radical traffic control measures ever used in Britain may be tested on the M62 in a bid to prevent gridlock on a route vital to the economy of the north."

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