Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun runway

4 senses of runway

Sense 1
track, rail, rails, runway -- (a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll)
       => bar -- (a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape")

Sense 2
runway -- (a chute down which logs can slide)
       => chute, slide, slideway, sloping trough -- (sloping channel through which things can descend)

Sense 3
runway -- (a narrow platform extending from the stage into the audience in a theater or nightclub etc.)
       => platform -- (a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform")

Sense 4
runway -- (a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land)
       => paved surface -- (a level horizontal surface covered with paving material)

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