Top Definition
When you think you finally see the source of a traffic back-up on the highway, whether a stalled car, accident, cop, or some wild turkeys running across the highway, only to pass the offender, and discover there's something else further up ahead still causing back-up.
When he saw the tow truck and police lights on the shoulder, Mike thought the traffic would finally speed up. Unfortunately, it was just a traffic oasis and it took him another hour to get home.
by Spidertrain June 18, 2010

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