Runway Run"way`, n. 1. The channel of a stream. [1913 Webster]

2. The beaten path made by deer or other animals in passing to and from their feeding grounds. [1913 Webster]

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  • runway — ● runway nom féminin (anglais runway) Chemin de roulement permettant l accès à la piste principale d un aérodrome ou le dégagement de celle ci …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Runway — Runway,dieod.der:⇨Piste(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • runway — 1833, customary track of an animal, especially a deer, Amer.Eng., from RUN (Cf. run) (v.) + WAY (Cf. way). Meaning artificial sloping track is attested from 1883; airfield sense is from 1923 …   Etymology dictionary

  • runway — ► NOUN 1) a strip of hard ground along which aircraft take off and land. 2) a raised gangway extending into an auditorium, especially as used for fashion shows. 3) an animal run. 4) a chute down which logs are slid …   English terms dictionary

  • runway — ☆ runway [run′wā΄ ] n. a way, as a channel, track, chute, groove, trough, etc., in, on, or along which something runs, or moves; specif., a) the channel or bed of a stream b) a strip of leveled, usually paved ground, for use by airplanes in… …   English World dictionary

  • Runway — This article is about the aircraft take off and landing area. For other uses, see Runway (disambiguation). Landing strip redirects here. For the pubic hairstyle, see Bikini waxing. RWY redirects here. For the audio/video connectors, see RCA… …   Wikipedia

  • Runway — Pistensystem des Flughafens Zürich aus der Vogelperspektive Die Start und Landebahn (SLB) ist die (meist befestigte) Fläche eines Flugplatzes, Flughafens oder Flugzeugträgers, auf der einerseits startende Flugzeuge bis zur Abhebegeschwindigkeit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Runway — Run|way 〈[rʌ̣nwɛı] m. 6〉 Start u. Landebahn für Flugzeuge [engl.] * * * Run|way [ ranweɪ ], die; , s od. der; [s], s [engl. runway, zu: to run = laufen u. way = Weg] (Flugw.): Start und Lande Bahn. * * * Run|way [ rʌnweɪ], die; , s od. der; [s],… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • runway — noun Runway is used before these nouns: ↑model, ↑show Runway is used after these nouns: ↑fashion …   Collocations dictionary

  • runway — [[t]rʌ̱nweɪ[/t]] runways N COUNT: usu the N At an airport, the runway is the long strip of ground with a hard surface which an aeroplane takes off from or lands on. The plane started taxiing down the runway …   English dictionary

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