What does Highway mean?

Definitions for Highway
ˈhaɪˌweɪHigh·way

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Highway.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. highway, main road(noun)

    a major road for any form of motor transport

Wiktionary

  1. highway(Noun)

    A main, direct public road, especially a multi-lane, high speed thoroughfare connecting major population centers.

    Etymology: From heiȝwai, heiȝwei, from heahweg, corresponding to :

  2. highway(Noun)

    Any public road for vehicular traffic.

    Etymology: From heiȝwai, heiȝwei, from heahweg, corresponding to :

Webster Dictionary

  1. Highway(noun)

    a road or way open to the use of the public; a main road or thoroughfare

Freebase

  1. Highway

    A highway is any public road or other public way on land; the term exists in distinction to waterway. In North American and Australian English, the term frequently implies a major road such as a controlled-access highway or an arterial, generally under the control of a state or provincial agency instead of a local road authority. In British English, highway is primarily a legal term, and normal usage implies roads, while legal usage covers any route or path with a public right of access, including footpaths etc. The term has led to several related derived terms, including highway system, highway code, and highway patrol.

Editors Contribution

  1. highway

    A type of road.

    The highway flowed freely.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Highway' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4352

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Highway' in Nouns Frequency: #2406

How to pronounce Highway?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say Highway in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Highway in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Highway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Highway in a Sentence

  1. Moriba Jah:

    It's like all of us are driving on a highway in a dense fog, and I have no idea if I'm about to hit something in front of me, and so maybe I decide to change lanes, but do I know what's beside me ?

  2. City Manager Joe Dunham:

    I was hoping to keep restaurants open as long as possible just to create a sense of normalcy and not have panic, it's a little bit quieter, the highway still seems pretty busy though.

  3. Chris Valasek:

    When I saw we could do it anywhere, over the Internet, I freaked out, that's a vehicle on a highway in the middle of the country. Car hacking got real, right then.

  4. Angela Underwood Jacobs:

    Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, joined the ceremony to honor Underwood and to deliver an American flag to his family. Gov. Gavin Newsom sent an officer of the California Highway Patrol who presented the family with a California flag. In a separate video tribute, Wolf condemned the senseless cowardly violence that took Underwoods life. Officer Underwood gave his life protecting us and we owe him and his family and colleagues a debt of gratitude we will never be able to fully repay, said Wolf. George Phillips, childhood friend of slain Federal Protective Services Officer Dave Patrick Underwood, speaks during a memorial service for Underwood on Friday, June 19, 2020, in Pinole, Calif. Underwood was fatally shot as he was guarding the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building in Oakland, Calif., amid protests on May 29. (Associated Press) Underwood died from gunshot wounds in a drive-by shooting the night of May 29 as a protest in downtown Oakland that began peacefully sank into chaos. Underwood and a colleague were working that night as contract security officers for the Department of Homeland Securitys Federal Protective Service. Federal authorities say the shooter used the protest as cover for the crime. Authorities say that Underwood was targeted because he wore a uniform. Last week, the FBI announced murder charges against Air Force Staff Sgt. Steve Carrillo. Authorities say Carrillo used the same homemade AR-15-style rifle eight days later to kill a Santa Cruz deputy in a hail of gunfire that wounded four other officers. Carrillo faces separate state charges for the June 6 fatal shooting of Santa Cruz County sheriffs Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller. Authorities allege that Carrillo, 32, had ties to the far-right, anti-government boogaloo movement and had hatched a plan to target federal law enforcement officials during the Oakland protest. Colleagues described Underwood as hard-working, highly respected and conscientious. Friends and family talked of his hearty laugh, his personal style he was a sharp dresser and his giving heart. When he stopped playing baseball as an adult, he donated to local youth organizations, so he could help kids find joy in the sport he loved. Underwood was the kind of guy you went to for advice, his older sister said. Hed always say, Angie, believe in yourself. Work hard, and ask for what you want, which is exactly what our mom and dad would have said.

  5. Ben Kacyra:

    We are discovering applications way beyond what we had anticipated, for example, the Highway Patrol wants to use it in accident reconstruction on the road or in crime scene investigations. Where did the bullets go, trajectories and all that - this gives you the entire thing in minutes and then you can do all the analysis work.

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