headway

[ hed-wey ]SEE DEFINITION OF headway

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEADWAY

For a time he had seemed to make no headway against his hill-born appetite.

Would we—make any—headway, sir, with the schooner's—light machinery?

Over on Iverak the Serbians had succeeded in making some headway.

With the people of the country of her adoption, whether Jews or Moors, she made no headway.

The headway of the skiff was slow, but my efforts were not silent.

I'm afraid I can't; this old boat makes about as much leeway as headway.

Beside, the Protestants were making some headway in the town.

The sergeant, finding he was making no headway, ordered his men to search on all sides.

Nevertheless they struggled on into the smother, making what headway they could.

At the same time, the seaplane just then did not seem to be making any headway.

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