chicane chicane

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  2. (n) a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file
  3. (n) the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
  4. (v) defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  5. (v) raise trivial objections

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Grand Prix drivers like to talk about the rubber they burn when drifting through a chicane.
  2. LettersOstrich HeadsSirs: Bitter it is for me to learn that the president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science used false and chicane.
  3. It is likely to wane rather than wax unless directly or indirectly assisted by force and chicane.

News

  1. My Sunday at the Caterham Eurofest Zandvoort in pictures

    After deciding on a whim to go to the Caterham races the day before, we arrived at a windy and overcast Zandvoort. A stark contrast to the sunny week leading up to last Sunday. Our day started with a MK2 GTi race. After wich the Caterham R300's came out on track After the lunch break and us moving from a spot at the chicane to a dune next to the main straight, it was time for the Formula Ford ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  2. Vettel takes 3rd straight pole at F1 Canadian GP

    Ferrari driver Felipe Massa, of Brazil, drives through the last chicane during the morning practice session at the F1 Canadian Grand Prix auto race, Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Montreal.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Greenwich Time

  3. LATEST NEWS

    Ferrari driver Felipe Massa, of Brazil, drives through the last chicane during the morning practice session at the F1 Canadian Grand Prix auto race, Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Montreal.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post

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Quotes

  1. Describing the incident, Hamilton said: "In the closing stages of the race I was catching Kimi consistently, lap by lap, and with three laps remaining I got close enough to attempt to overtake him on the entry to the last chicane."
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: RTE.ie

  2. "It is not the best solution they could find I think," Alonso said. "We worry that if we miss the chicane you miss the line and have to go over the curves. It could damage the chassis or the damage the car at the bottom. If you damage one car...
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Fernando Alonso Source: SkySports

  3. "Incidents like this have often been discussed in the official driver briefings when it has been made absolutely clear that anyone cutting a chicane has to fully restore the position and also any other eventual advantage gained," Massa said....
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Felipe Massa Source: Pretoria News (subscription)

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