Examples of highway in a Sentence
I had heard there was a traffic jam on the highway, so I took the side roads.
the four-lane highway narrows to two lanes once you leave the city
Recent Examples of highway from the Web
Morning rush-hour traffic has been banned Wednesday along a stretch of the highway in Lower Manhattan.
AUTOS Totally driverless cars could be allowed on California roads by June 2018 Driverless cars — with nobody behind the wheel — could be on California roads and highways by June 2018.
Designed to activate with the a push of a button on most highways in the U.S. and Canada, the system takes over steering, acceleration and braking.
Three of the eight connecting roads making up the cloverleaf are laid and upon completion, the dual highway from the Chesapeake and Ohio tracks north of U.S. 30 to the end of the concrete already laid a half mile south or Route 8, will be started.
In September 2007, Jean Bookout was driving on the highway with her best friend in a Toyota Camry when the accelerator seemed to get stuck.
In the most recent video, Dr. Naveed Sadozai describes pulling off a highway in Afghanistan, hoping to vaccinate sheepherders in a camp.
In return America is promising to end the war in the south, give the regime control of a lucrative border crossing with Jordan and to close Al-Tanf, a special-forces base that sits on the Baghdad-Damascus highway.
Drive to a highway in San Juan and pull over The wind took her roof and left her little abode in shambles, perhaps none of it salvageable.
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First Known Use of highway
before 12th century
Synonymsarterial, artery, avenue, boulevard, carriageway [British], drag, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, way, pass, pike, road, roadway, route, row, street, thoroughfare, thruway, trace, turnpike
Related Wordscauseway; autobahn, autoroute, autostrada, dual carriageway [chiefly British], interstate, motorway [chiefly British], superhighway; beltway, bypass, parkway, ring road [chiefly British]; corniche, switchback; through street; high street [British], Main Street; backstreet, branch, bystreet, byway, crossroad, secondary road, shunpike, side road, side street; alley, alleyway; circle, lane, laneway [British], mews [chiefly British], place; close [chiefly British], cul-de-sac, dead end; corridor; track, trail
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