[kloh-ver-leef] /ˈkloʊ vərˌlif/
noun, plural cloverleafs, cloverleaves.
a road arrangement, resembling a in form, for permitting easy traffic movement between two intersecting high-speed highways. One highway passes over the other, and both are joined by a system of curved feeder roads permitting vehicles to enter and leave the highways.
shaped like or resembling a or of .
noun (pl) -leaves
an arrangement of connecting roads, resembling a four-leaf clover in form, that joins two intersecting main roads
(modifier) in the shape or pattern of a leaf of clover
1882, from clover + leaf (n.). Highway interchange sense attested by 1933.
- Cloverleaf aerial
noun 1. a type of aerial, having three or four similar coplanar loops arranged symmetrically around an axis, to which in-phase signals are fed
[kloh-vis] /ˈkloʊ vɪs/ adjective 1. of or relating to a Paleo-Indian cultural tradition of North America, especially the American Southwest, dated 10,000–9000 b.c. and characterized by a usually bifacial, fluted stone projectile point (Clovis point) used in big-game hunting. [kloh-vis] /ˈkloʊ vɪs/ noun 1. a town in central California. 2. a city in E New […]
- Clovis I
[kloh-vis; French klaw-vees] /ˈkloʊ vɪs; French klɔˈvis/ noun 1. a.d. c465–511, king of the Franks 481–511. /ˈkləʊvɪs/ noun 1. German name Chlodwig. ?466–511 ad, king of the Franks (481–511), who extended the Merovingian kingdom to include most of Gaul and SW Germany
[klou-der] /ˈklaʊ dər/ noun 1. a group or cluster of cats. 1811, variant of clutter.