A traffic violation, traffic manager.
An example of traffic is people driving in cars.
An example of traffic is a heavy delay in a railroad system.
An example of traffic is how many hits a website gets daily.
Heavy traffic on the turnpike; stopped oncoming traffic to let the children cross.
Refused further traffic with the estranged friend.
Drug traffic on city streets.
Routers that manage Internet traffic.
A tremendous amount of telephone traffic on Mother's Day; couldn't download the file due to heavy Internet traffic.
Trafficked in liquidation merchandise; traffic with gangsters.
Traffic in drugs.
Origin of traffic
- French trafic from Old French trafique from Old Italian traffico from trafficare to trade perhaps from Catalan trafegar to decant from Vulgar Latin trānsfaecāre trāns- trans- faex faec- dregs feces
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition