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headway

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noun head·way \-ˌwā\

Definition of headway

  1. 1 a :  motion or rate of motion in a forward direction b :  advance, progress

  2. 2 :  headroom (as under an arch) sufficient to allow passage

  3. 3 :  the time interval between two vehicles traveling in the same direction on the same route



Examples of headway in a sentence

  1. <the ant was making little headway carrying a crumb that was about five times his size>



1748

First Known Use of headway

1748



HEADWAY Defined for Kids

headway

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noun head·way \ˈhed-ˌwā\

Definition of headway for Students

  1. 1 :  movement in a forward direction (as of a ship)

  2. 2 :  1progress 2 <Have you made any headway on your project?>





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