⌂ an interchange which, by means of an overpass with curving ramps that form the outline of a four-leaf clover and other connecting roads, permits traffic to move or turn in any of four directions with little interference
in the shape or pattern of a leaf of clover
A highway interchange at which two highways, one crossing over the other, have a series of entrance and exit ramps resembling the outline of a four-leaf clover and enabling vehicles to proceed in either direction on either highway.
Resembling or shaped like a leaf of the clover plant.
(plural cloverleafs or cloverleaves) (see individual senses for plurals)
- (with plural cloverleaves) The leaf of a clover plant
- (US) (with plural cloverleafs or cloverleaves) A cloverleaf interchange.
(third-person singular simple present cloverleafs, present participle cloverleafing, simple past and past participle cloverleafed)
- (intransitive) To turn by following a cloverleaf, or as if by following one.