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
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    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. Chief Executive Alain Bellemare:

    Today, we only use about 10 percent of a 370-acre site at Downsview and bear the entire cost of operating a 7,000-foot runway.

  2. Monique Lhuillier:

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

  3. Ian Storey:

    Fiery Cross is sensitive because it is presumed to be the future hub of Chinese military operations in the South China Sea, given its already extensive infrastructure, including its large and deep port and 3000-metre runway, the timing is interesting, too. It is a show of U.S. determination ahead of President Obama's trip to Vietnam later this month.

  4. Zaramie Lindseth:

    We have three primary runways here all in excess of 10,000 feet long. We can get a runway cleaned in 18 to 22 minutes, once that runway is done we move on to the next and keep that rotation going until the snowfall ceases.

  5. Tim Kiefer:

    Good rock, what runway would you like today?

Images & Illustrations of runway

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