What does runway mean?

Definitions for runway
ˈrʌnˌweɪrun·way

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. track, rail, rails, runway(noun)

    a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll

  2. runway(noun)

    a chute down which logs can slide

  3. runway(noun)

    a narrow platform extending from the stage into the audience in a theater or nightclub etc.

  4. runway(noun)

    a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land

Wiktionary

  1. runway(Noun)

    an airstrip, a (usually) paved section on which planes land or take off

  2. runway(Noun)

    a narrow platform extending from a stage on which people walk, especially used by models in fashion shows

  3. runway(Noun)

    the usual path taken by deer or other wild animals, i.e. from the forest to the stream

  4. runway(Noun)

    a stream bed

Webster Dictionary

  1. Runway(noun)

    the channel of a stream

  2. Runway(noun)

    the beaten path made by deer or other animals in passing to and from their feeding grounds

Freebase

  1. Runway

    According to the International Civil Aviation Organization a runway is a "defined rectangular area on a land aerodrome prepared for the landing and takeoff of aircraft". Runways may be a man-made surface or a natural surface.

Editors Contribution

  1. runway

    A type of road or other suitable surface.

    The runway was clean, neat and tidy always.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

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How to pronounce runway?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say runway in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of runway in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of runway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of runway in a Sentence

  1. Luca Maestri:

    China was simply spectacular for us, we feel it is a long runway for us in China.

  2. Monique Lhuillier:

    The elements of a runway show should all enhance the inspiration and vision.

  3. Kevin Nicks:

    It'll be quite fun seeing that go down the runway doing around 40 miles( 65 km) an hour, and believe me, standing up, 40 miles an hour is pretty fast enough.

  4. John McDonnell:

    This is just the first stage in defeating 3rd runway and protecting our environment.

  5. John Stewart:

    It is already like a sky of sound and that sky of sound can only get louder and worse if there is a third runway, you just feel that these planes are always there.

Images & Illustrations of runway

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