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1. a narrow road or way between buildings, hedges, fences, etc.
a. any of the parallel strips into which the carriageway of a major road or motorway is divided
b. any narrow well-defined route or course for ships or aircraft
3. the long strip of wooden flooring down which balls are bowled in a bowling alley

What does it mean when you dream about a lane?

Dreaming about a lane can have the same meaning as dreaming about a road: namely, the direction of our life or our life path. Whereas a dream about a country lane might be alluding to a “trip down memory lane,” a lane on a multi-lane highway could indicate “life in the fast lane.”


(civil engineering)
An established route, as an air lane, shipping lane, or highway traffic lane.
One of the sections of the coverage area of a pair of Decca stations in which any phase relationship may be measured.


1. A narrow passageway bordered by trees, fences, or other lateral barrier.
2. That part of a roadway which accommodates a single line of vehicles.


(LAN Emulation) Connecting Ethernet and Token Ring networks together via ATM. LANE is also used to create emulated LANs (ELANs), which like VLANs, logically combine groups of users. Governed by the ATM Forum, the LANE User-to-Network Interface (LUNI) defines how end stations communicate with the ATM network.

Encapsulating LAN Packets
The LANE driver encapsulates Ethernet and Token Ring packets into LANE packets and then converts them into ATM cells, and vice versa. The driver resides in each client station and in an edge device between the LAN and the ATM switch.

The LECS and BUS
Implemented in an ATM switch or stand-alone server, LANE comprises two software components: the LANE Configuration Server (LECS) provides address resolution, and the Broadcast and Unknown Server (BUS) manages multicast and broadcast traffic within the ELAN. See ATM and MPOA.