Tols

The word toll has several meanings.

Road transportation infrastructure

  • "Toll" is sometimes used as a synonym for tariff
    • Road pricing
    • Toll road, a road for which road usage tolls are charged
    • Toll plaza, a facility where tolls are collected, on modern toll roads, tunnels, and bridges
    • Toll bridge, a bridge for which road usage tolls are charged
    • Toll tunnel, a tunnel for which road usage tolls are charged
    • Toll house, a place where road usage tolls are collected
    • Electronic toll collection, aims to eliminate the delay on toll roads by collecting tolls electronically
    • High occupancy toll, a toll on single-occupant vehicles using high-occupancy vehicle lanes to reduce traffic congestion
    • Shadow toll, payments made by government to the private sector operator of a road based on the number of vehicles using the road
  • Road toll, the number of deaths caused annually by road accidents

Organisations

  • Toll Collect, a transportation support company in Germany
  • Toll Holdings, an Australian transportation company
  • Toll NZ, a trucking company in New Zealand

Other

  • Funeral tolling is the slow, solemn ringing of church bells at funerals
  • Johan Christopher Toll (1743–1817), Swedish statesman and soldier
  • Toll (gene), encode members of the Toll-like receptor class of proteins
  • Toll-like receptor, a class of proteins that play a key role in the innate immune system
  • Toll switching trunk, in telephone communications systems
  • Toll (telecommunications), refers to connection charges, for instance note Trunk vs. Toll charging and toll-free telephone numbers
  • Tolling (law), a doctrine which allows for the pausing or delaying of the running of the period of time set forth by a statute of limitations
  • Toll (sound) is stroke of a bell (noun) or regular strokes of a bell (verb)

See also

ru:Толь (значения)
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