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noun as in track

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In the past, new fads appeared almost exclusively through a “top-down” method, in which fashion designers release their runway collections and those new styles catch on slowly.

Hodges, 46, has flown to several villages in a six-seater plane to vaccinate medical workers and elders, who meet her on the runway.

That halted the ignition of the motor, and the pilots safely glided the spaceship back to the runway.

Washington-area airport officials said runways had been pretreated and were open.

That has helped Synopsys “grow their IP business at a rapid clip,” and provides a “significant runway for multiyear growth,” she suggests.

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Or fast-fashion chains like Zara and H&M churning out runway imitations.

As they passed the runway, bullets shot up from the tall grass, puncturing a fuel tank.

I walked across the runway to the large hangar we were housed in.

In lieu of a traditional runway, Lagerfeld had the Grand Palais trussed up as an artificial city.

Twice in the past two weeks, this has entailed meeting a plane on the runway to retriever sick passengers who may be infected.

At the upper part of the runway he had built a few steps, wherewith to lure the unwary far enough down to insure a fatal descent.

His fingers gripped the ornamental grillwork, and he was able to pull himself up and over to the narrow runway.

It somewhat resembles the runway by which ducks advance from their duck pond up a steep bank; hence one of its names.

The engineer saw before him at the top of the stair a small doorway, and beyond it a spiral runway leading upward.

As he pulled up on a gravel runway, a masculine looking woman came to the door of the car.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to runway, such as: airstrip, path, platform, ramp, road, and tarmac.

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