Definitions for underwayˈʌn dərˌweɪ, -ˈweɪ
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currently in progress
"there is mischief afoot"; "plans are afoot"; "preparations for the trial are underway"
a road, track, path, or street for going under another way or obstacle
an underground passage, tunnel
a voyage, especially underwater
(computer science) subroutine
in motion, in progress; being done or carried out
Underway, or Under Way is a nautical term describing the state of a vessel. A vessel is said to be underway if it meets the following criteria: ⁕It is not aground ⁕It is not at anchor ⁕It has not been made fast to a dock, the shore, or other stationary object. If a vessel is adrift and not being propelled by any instrument or device, it is said to be underway, not making way. The concept of whether a vessel is or is not underway has important legal ramifications. For example, in many jurisdictions a child must be wearing a personal flotation device at the time the vessel is underway.
The numerical value of underway in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of underway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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Typically, after the ocean has exceeded thresholds for an extended period, an El Nino is considered to be underway.
An attempt is already underway to revise history-to leave the impression that the former president had nothing to do with Watergate. But there is no doubt about his obstruction of justice after the Watergate break-in.
A concerted effort is underway to dehumanize the streets, to create a society stripped of its reactions, for all its flaws, Turkey has a certain culture of democracy which there's an effort underway to destroy. People will react to that in whatever form.
Snowmelt is well underway and will continue through Monday. It is this snowmelt that will ultimately cause the flooding concerns, it is warming up already, it's in the 40s right now and based on the temperatures we've been dealing with, it's pretty balmy.
It is difficult to assess whether the notice of default represents a splintering of the rumored agreements over the past several weeks, or if the holders are just preserving their rights to litigate in sync with the efforts currently underway by the second lien debt.
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