runway

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noun run·way \ˈrən-ˌwā\

Definition of runway

  1. 1a :  a beaten path made by animalsb :  a passageway for animals

  2. 2 :  a paved strip of ground on a landing field for the landing and takeoff of aircraft

  3. 3a :  a narrow platform from a stage into an auditoriumb :  a platform along which models walk in a fashion show

  4. 4 :  run 10b

  5. 5 :  the area or path along which a jumper, pole vaulter, or javelin thrower runs

1828

First Known Use of runway

1828


RUNWAY Defined for English Language Learners

runway

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noun run·way \ˈrən-ˌwā\

Definition of runway for English Language Learners

  • : a long strip of ground where airplanes take off and land

  • : a raised structure along which models walk in a fashion show


RUNWAY Defined for Kids

runway

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noun run·way \ˈrən-ˌwā\

Definition of runway for Students

  1. 1 :  a path beaten by animals in going to and from feeding grounds

  2. 2 :  a paved strip of ground on a landing field for the landing and takeoff of aircraft



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