Definition of Throughway

1. Noun. A broad highway designed for high-speed traffic.

Exact synonyms: Expressway, Freeway, Motorway, Pike, State Highway, Superhighway, Thruway
Specialized synonyms: Autobahn, Autostrada, Toll Road, Turnpike
Terms within: Carriageway
Generic synonyms: Highway, Main Road



Definition of Throughway

1. Noun. (American English) A broad highway fit for high-speed traffic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Throughway

throughfalls
throughfare
throughflow
throughflows
throughgang
throughgoing
throughither
throughline
throughlines
throughly
throughother
throughout
throughput
throughputs
throughs
throughway (current term)
throughways
throve
throw
throw-away
throw-aways
throw-crook
throw-crooks
throw-down
throw-in
throw-ins
throw-off
throw-offs
throw-out
throw-up

Literary usage of Throughway

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1. Railway Engineer by Railway Division (1908)
"At its upper end the spindle b carries a valve plate or shutter d adapted to close the upper end of the throughway passage c. ..."

2. The Socius of Architecture: Amsterdam, Tokyo, New York by Arie Graafland (2000)
"The mooring places for the boats are just as important as the throughway cutting through the plan.The plan is characterized by its different speeds — those ..."

3. National tax journal (1916)
"Massachusetts itself is now building a 123 mile route which will connect the Boston area with the New York throughway noted below. ..."

4. The Creative City by Charles Landry, Franco Bianchini (1995)
"... to the fracturing that an urban throughway created in the city centre along the Rhine by putting it underground. This simple solution - which has been ..."

5. The Engines of the Human Body: Being the Substance of Christmas Lectures by Arthur Keith (1920)
"... the main throughway for the breath in the nose, throat, and neck. When we take a breath, the air, after passing the relatively narrow doorways formed by ..."

6. Architecture of Instruction and Delight: A Socio-historical Analysis of by Pieter van Wesemael (2001)
"... which would impede all throughway of the stronger sex.406 Furthermore, a sophisticated time schedule prevented the various classes mingling while on ..."

7. Sugar and the Sugar Cane: An Elementary Treatise on the Agriculture of the by Noël Deerr (1905)
"... throughway-bolt type. This pattern is referred to by many writers as the Rousselot mill.* In Figs. 25, 26, and 27 are shown sido and front elevations, ..."

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