Definition of Runway

1. Noun. A bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll.

Exact synonyms: Rail, Rails, Track
Generic synonyms: Bar
Group relationships: Railroad, Railroad Track, Railway, Streetcar Track, Tramline, Tramway
Specialized synonyms: Third Rail
Derivative terms: Rail, Rail, Rail



2. Noun. A chute down which logs can slide.
Generic synonyms: Chute, Slide, Slideway, Sloping Trough

3. Noun. A narrow platform extending from the stage into the audience in a theater or nightclub etc..
Generic synonyms: Platform

4. Noun. A strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land.

Definition of Runway

1. n. The channel of a stream.

Definition of Runway

1. Noun. an airstrip, a (usually) paved section on which planes land or take off ¹

2. Noun. a narrow platform extending from a stage on which people walk, especially used by models in fashion shows ¹

3. Noun. the usual path taken by deer or other wild animals, i.e. from the forest to the stream ¹

4. Noun. a stream bed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Runway

1. a landing and takeoff strip for aircraft [n -WAYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Runway

runtiest
runtime
runtime error
runtimes
runtiness
runtinesses
runting syndrome
runtish
runtishly
runtling
runtlings
runts
runty
runup
runups
runway (current term)
runway model
runway models
runwaylike
runways
rupatadine
rupchanda
rupee
rupees
rupellary
rupes
rupestral
rupestral plant
rupestrian
rupestrine plant

Literary usage of Runway

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Military Geography for Professionals and the Public by John M. Collins (2000)
"US Military Aircraft runway Length Calculations Basic Calculations Takeoff Ground Run (TCR) at mean sea level; temperature 59°F(15°C) Correction for ..."

2. Work-accidents and the Law by Crystal Eastman, Russell Sage Foundation (1910)
"... anyone going on the runway to notify the operator and to place the proper "danger sign." There is a walk with railing the entire length of this runway. ..."

3. Aviation Accident Investigations: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce edited by John McCain (1999)
"After several incidents in 1990-91, the FAA developed its runway ... In 1995, the FAA created the runway Incursion Action Plan to once again address ..."

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