Meaning of “runway” in the English Dictionary

"runway" in British English

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runwaynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈrʌn.weɪ/ us /ˈrʌn.weɪ/

runway noun [ C ] (AIRCRAFT)

C1 a long, level piece of ground with a specially prepared smooth, hard surface on which aircraft take off and land

runway noun [ C ] (FASHION)

mainly US the long, narrow stage that models walk along in a fashion show

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(Definition of “runway” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"runway" in American English

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runwaynoun [ C ]

us /ˈrʌnˌweɪ/

a long, level piece 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)