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runwaynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈrʌn.weɪ/
  • runway noun [C] (AIRCRAFT)

C1 a ​long, ​levelpiece of ​ground with a ​speciallypreparedsmooth, hard ​surface on which ​aircraft take off and ​land
  • runway noun [C] (FASHION)

mainly US the ​long, ​narrowstage that modelswalk along in a fashion show
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(Definition of runway from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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runwaynoun [C]

 us   /ˈrʌnˌweɪ/
a ​long, ​levelpiece of ​ground at an ​airport, having a ​smooth, hard ​surface on which ​aircraft can take off and ​land
(Definition of runway from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “runway”
in Arabic مُدَرّج المَطار…
in Korean 활주로…
in Portuguese pista…
in Catalan pista (d’aterratge)…
in Japanese (飛行場の)滑走路…
in Chinese (Simplified) (飞机)跑道…
in Turkish uçuş pisti…
in Russian взлетно-посадочная полоса…
in Chinese (Traditional) (飛機)跑道…
in Italian pista di decollo/atterraggio…
in Polish pas startowy…
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