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Freeway vs. Turnpike

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Freewaynoun

A road designed for safe, high-speed operation of motor vehicles through the elimination of at-grade intersections, usually divided and having at least two lanes in each direction; a dual carriageway with no at-grade crossings, a motorway.

Turnpikenoun

A frame consisting of two bars crossing each other at right angles and turning on a post or pin, to hinder the passage of animals, but admitting a person to pass between the arms; a turnstile.

Freewaynoun

A toll-free highway.

Turnpikenoun

A gate or bar set across a road to stop carriages, animals, and sometimes people, until a toll is paid; a tollgate.

Freewaynoun

a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic

Turnpikenoun

(Scotland) A winding stairway.

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Turnpikenoun

(military) A beam filled with spikes to obstruct passage; a cheval de frise.

Turnpikenoun

A toll road, especially a toll expressway.

Turnpikenoun

(mathematical economics) A trajectory on a finite time interval that satisfies an optimality criterion which is associated with a cost function.

Turnpikeverb

To form (a road, etc.) in the manner of a turnpike road; into a rounded form, as the path of a road.

Turnpikenoun

A frame consisting of two bars crossing each other at right angles and turning on a post or pin, to hinder the passage of beasts, but admitting a person to pass between the arms; a turnstile. See Turnstile, 1.

‘I move upon my axle like a turnpike.’;

Turnpikenoun

A gate or bar set across a road to stop carriages, animals, and sometimes people, till toll is paid for keeping the road in repair; a tollgate.

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Turnpikenoun

A turnpike road.

Turnpikenoun

A winding stairway.

Turnpikenoun

A beam filled with spikes to obstruct passage; a cheval-de-frise.

Turnpikeverb

To form, as a road, in the manner of a turnpike road; to throw into a rounded form, as the path of a road.

Turnpikenoun

(from 16th to 19th centuries) gates set across a road to prevent passage until a toll had been paid

Turnpikenoun

an expressway on which tolls are collected

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