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Dogleg or dog-leg may refer to:

Motor vehicles[edit]

  • Dog leg, an unusual manual transmission layout
  • Dog-leg, an offset 'zig-zag' plane of operation for a floor-mounted automatic transmission shift lever
  • The area behind the rear door on a four-door car. This area is part of the quarter panel just behind the door and in front of the rear wheel house.


Dogleg - any departure from, and subsequent return, to a normal, straight-line or direct path

  • Dogleg, a type of artifact in computer imaging, colloquially known as jaggies
  • Dogleg, a guided, powered turn during ascent phase of a rocket launch
  • Dogleg, a break or jog between a road at a junction due to errors during road surveying; fixed by realigning the two mismatched sections with a bypass.
  • Dogleg, a shape of an oval track with a recognizable kink.

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