double\ nickel

adv slang citizen's band radio jargon
the nationally enforced speed limit on some highways - 55 mph.

We'd better go double nickel on this stretch, partner; there's a bear in the air.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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