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Noun
/lān/,
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lanes, plural;
  1. A narrow road, esp. in a rural area
    • - she drove along the winding lane
  2. A street in an urban area
    • - Park Lane
  3. A dark streak or band that shows up against a bright background, esp. in a spiral galaxy or emission nebula

  4. A division of a road marked off with painted lines and intended to separate single lines of traffic according to speed or direction
    • - the car accelerated and moved into the outside lane
  5. Each of a number of parallel strips of track or water for runners, rowers, or swimmers in a race
    • - she went into the final in lane three
  6. A path or course prescribed for or regularly followed by ships or aircraft
    • - the shipping lanes of the South Atlantic
  7. (in basketball) A 12-foot-wide area extending from the free-throw line to below the basket

  8. (in bowling) A long narrow strip of floor down which the ball is bowled

  9. Each of a number of notional parallel strips in the gel of an electrophoresis plate, occupied by a single sample


  1. a narrow way or road
  2. a well-defined track or path; for e.g. swimmers or lines of traffic
  3. The word lane has several meanings, including and especially: # a portion of a paved road which is intended for a single line of vehicles and is marked by white or yellow lines. ...
  4. Gropecunt Lane was a street name found in English towns and cities during the Middle Ages, believed to be a reference to the prostitution centred on those areas; it was normal practice for a medieval street name to reflect the street's function or the economic activity taking place within it. ...
  5. Lanë (Definite Albanian form: Lana) is the main stream that crosses through the capital of Albania, Tirana. Its source is in the mountains east of Tirana. Although once clean, it now carries sewage. ...
  6. The key, officially referred to as the free throw lane by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the restricted area by FIBA, and colloquially as the shaded lane and the paint, is an area in a basketball court underneath the basket ...
  7. Lane is a lunar impact crater. It lies on the far side of the Moon, just to the west of the crater Ten Bruggencate. To the west of Lane is Perepelkin, and to the northwest lies Love.
  8. Lane is a cryptographic hash function submitted to the NIST hash function competition; it was designed by Sebastiaan Indesteege with contributions by Elena Andreeva, Christophe De Cannière, Orr Dunkelman, Emilia Käsper, Svetla Nikova, Bart Preneel and Elmar Tischhauser. ...
  9. A narrow passageway between fences, walls, hedges or trees; A lengthwise division of roadway intended for a single line of vehicles; A similar division of a racetrack to keep runners apart; A course designated for ships or aircraft
  10. (Lanes) Shipping routes between an origin and destination
  11. (Lanes) This is a term used by the Special Teams Kickoff and Punt coverage teams. Each player across the line is responsible for running down the field and staying in a narrow line (about 4 or 5 yards wide), until they converge on the ball carrier.
  12. Pinball lanes refer to any of the multiple areas in the actual table where the pathway is sufficiently wide to allow the pinball to move through. There are multiple types of lanes in in-lanes, out-lanes and so forth. Both of these are located at the very bottom of the pinball playing field. ...
  13. Tacking lanes parallel to the wind direction. Different from closehauled lanes (diagonal) in a fleet race.
  14. The lanes that the swimmers are assigned to for a particular event. Lane numbers are designated by the swimming blocks.
  15. Playing surface. Wooden or urethane deck 62'10-3/4" long and 42 inches wide with ten pins spaced one foot apart 60 feet from the foul line. Pins are on and gutters are at the side, not part of, the lane. Does not include the "approach."
  16. The standard Lane width on a regulation track is 42 inches.
  17. the specific area in which the swimmer is assigned to swim i. e. lane 1, lane 2
  18. The area running from the end line to the free-throw line and extending 12 feet across is called the lane. It's also known as the "paint".
  19. An empty space in the tableau, which has been formed by the removal of an entire row of cards.
  20. A course or track, down the center of which, a survey vessel travels during a survey. A lane is delineated on either side by half the distance between the current and adjacent tracks. A common method of using sonar to perform search or survey operations is to set up a series of parallel lanes. ...
  21. a row of stored or stage materials. Also used to designate the location associated with a physical lane.
  22. The pre-described course a unit follows from origin to destination on the railroad, also known as a valid origin/destination pair. Valid "lanes" are determined by participating railroads.
  23. Also known as "grade", the lane recognizes your current degree and any semester hours beyond the highest degree held.
  24. the designated section of a track which an athlete must start in and may be required to stay within, depending on the distance of the race.
  25. full, replete, crowded, swelling, fully, total, gravid, lot, unexpurgated (as edition), much, loaded, plenary, sound, full-blooded, at full strength