cul-de-sac


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cul-de-sac

1. a road with one end blocked off; dead end
2. Anatomy any tube-shaped bodily cavity or pouch closed at one end, such as the caecum
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Cul-de-sac

A street, lane, or alley that is closed at one end; usually having an enlarged, somewhat circular area for turning around.
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cul-de-sac

[′kəl·də‚sak]
(anatomy)
Blind pouch or diverticulum.
(civil engineering)
A dead-end street with a circular area for turning around.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cul-de-sac

A street, lane, or alley closed at one end, usually having an enlarged, somewhat circular area for turning around.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"My findings, to some extent, show that developers should consider moving away from the current norm of cul-de-sacs. People seem to prefer the grid street pattern over the cul-de-sac," he was quoted, as saying.
Parked in front of the elder Richard's bone-white, two-story house is a green Ford Mustang that easily would have fit in on the cul-de-sac in the early '70s, back when Richard Jr.
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Well-placed in a cul-de-sac, this modern property has four bedrooms, family bathroom, lounge, dining room, kitchen and downstairs cloakroom.
The Leominster Department of Public Works sent a letter to the Planning Board indicating it would be easier for city crews to continue around the end of the cul-de-sac into Sterling than to back their trucks up at the border.
A village cul-de-sac is to be renamed in a bid to stop lorries getting stuck after being misdirected by their satellite navigation systems.
In a pleasant cul-de-sac, it would be ideal for growing families, according to the agents.
Suites offered in the final four buildings provide some of the campus' most desirable locations situated on a private cul-de-sac street.
Half a dozen new houses were recently built into a cul-de-sac. They are very easy to find at night because unlike the rest of the village, not to say the miles of open countryside which surround it, this narrow cul-de-sac is lit up by an array of piercingly bright street lights