spaghetti junction

spaghetti junction
a) A complicated interchange with many intertwining roads.
b) Any complicated intertwining of paths, whether physical or metaphorical.

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  • Spaghetti Junction — is a nickname sometimes given to a complicated or massively intertwined interchange that resembles a plate of spaghetti. Canada* The interchange between Highway 401, Highway 427, Eglinton Avenue, and Highway 27 in Toronto near its boundary with… …   Wikipedia

  • spaghetti junction — noun a complicated highway interchange with multiple overpasses • Hypernyms: ↑interchange * * * spaghetti junction [spaghetti junction] noun a place where many roads join or pass over or under each other, so that from the air they look a little… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spaghetti junction — n a place where many roads join or pass over or under each other, so that from the air they look a little like spaghetti (= Italian food consisting of many long thin pieces that become soft when cooked). There are many spaghetti junctions in the… …   Universalium

  • Spaghetti Junction — Spaghetti Junc|tion n 1.) American English a place where a lot of roads cross over each other 2.) a place in Birmingham in central England where a lot of roads meet and cross over each other …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • N2/N3 Spaghetti Junction — The N2/N3 Spaghetti Junction near Durban in South Africa has been given various nicknames, the most famous one is the Spaghetti Junction . N3 is the busiest highway in South Africa and is a very busy truck route. Since Johannesburg is not located …   Wikipedia

  • Spaghetti — is a long, thin, cylindrical pasta of Italian origin. [spaghetti. Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. (accessed: June 03, 2008).] A variety of pasta dishes are… …   Wikipedia

  • Spaghetti Bowl — is a term used to describe a network of highway interconnects that looks like spaghetti in a bowl when viewed from overhead, also known as a Spaghetti Junction. The name is frequently only used by locals. Some interchanges that use this name… …   Wikipedia

  • Spaghetti (disambiguation) — Spaghetti may refer to:* Spaghetti, a long thin form of pasta * Spaghetti (film), a 1916 film starring Oliver Hardy * Spaghetti tree, a famous BBC 1957 parody stating spaghetti grew on trees * Spaghetti squash * Spaghetti code, a term used to… …   Wikipedia

  • spaghetti — n. pasta made in solid strings, between macaroni and vermicelli in thickness. Phrases and idioms: spaghetti Bolognese spaghetti served with a sauce of minced beef, tomato, onion, etc. spaghetti junction a multi level road junction, esp. on a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salford Junction — (gbmapping|SP095901) is the name of the junction where the Grand Union Canal and Tame Valley Canal meet the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal north of Birmingham, England.One of the Birmingham terminations of the Grand Union Canal (originally here… …   Wikipedia

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