superhighway

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noun su·per·high·way \ˌsü-pər-ˈhī-ˌwā, ˈsü-pər-ˌ\

Definition of superhighway

  1. 1 :  a multilane highway (such as an expressway or turnpike) designed for high-speed traffic

  2. 2 :  information superhighway

Recent Examples of superhighway from the Web

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1924

First Known Use of superhighway

1924



SUPERHIGHWAY Defined for English Language Learners

superhighway

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Definition of superhighway for English Language Learners

  • : a large and wide highway used for traveling at high speeds over long distances


SUPERHIGHWAY Defined for Kids

superhighway

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noun su·per·high·way \ˌsü-pər-ˈhī-ˌwā\

Definition of superhighway for Students

  1. :  an expressway for high-speed traffic



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