autobahn autobahn  /ˈɔ toʊ ˌbɑn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an expressway in a German-speaking country

Usage(s):

  1. Germany is in an uproar as the Social Democrats suggest putting a limit on how fast cars can go on the limitless autobahn.
  2. It's what your liver would look like if it got into an accident on the autobahn with one of those aliens from Mars Attacks! and their bloody carcasses threw jellyfish at each other.
  3. But the dream of an electric autobahn is clearly taking hold in Germany.

News

  1. Major Internet Upgrade Could Trigger a 20% Rally in This Stock

    For Internet surfers, it's time to move on to the Autobahn. A new flavor of Wi-Fi will be hitting store shelves in coming quarters that will make today's Wi-Fi equipment seem downright pokey. That new ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: StreetAuthority Network via Yahoo! Finance

  2. BMW 2-Series Prototype Wipes Out On The Autobahn During Testing

    Just stumbled upon this article of a BMW 2-Series prototype crash on a German Autobahn yesterday evening.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Auto Spies

  3. Popper: 20 years later, Drazen Petrovic tragedy still stings

    It is 20 years ago today that Drazen Petrovic died in a horrible car wreck on a rain-soaked autobahn in Ingolstadt, Germany. In that instant, one that has haunted those who knew him, loved him, respected him, and competed with him, Petrovic was gone.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Record

Quotes

  1. "We're designing the vehicle (in Germany), the Astra was engineered in Europe and was tuned for the Autobahn," Lajdziak said. "We knew (fun behind the wheel) was an area of our business we had to improve upon, and there's absolutely an intent...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Jill Lajdziak Source: Green Bay Press Gazette

  2. "They took a piss test from the driver by the autobahn. He still had some beer in his blood," singer Peter Tägtgren told The Local on the phone from Vienna.
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Peter Tägtgren Source: The Local

  3. "The feeling of freedom should not define by itself whether one is allowed to speed across the autobahn with 200 kilometers or not," added Steiner.
    on Mar 19, 2007 By: Achim Steiner Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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