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runway

noun

1 runway

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

synonyms: rail, rails, track.

Roget 292: arrival, advent; landing; debarkation, disembarkation; reception, welcome, vin d'honneur [Fr.].    home, goal, goalpost; landing place, landing stage; bunder; ... show more

Roget 293: departure, decession, decampment; embarkation; outset, start; removal; exit etc. (egress) 295; exodus, hejira, flight.    ... show more

Dutch: rail, spoor, spoorbaan, spoorlijn, spoorweg
Polish: szyna



2 runway

A chute down which logs can slide.

Polish: ryza

3 runway

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

4 runway

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

Dutch: landingsbaan, landingsstrip, landingsstrook, startbaan
Polish: droga startowa, pas rozbiegowy, pas startowy


Moby thesaurus: airstrip, alameda, apron, beaten path, beaten track, berm, bicycle path, boardwalk, bridle path, catwalk, clearway, esplanade, fairway, fastwalk, flight deck, foot pavement, footpath, footway, garden path, groove ... show more.

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