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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Air, Theatre
runwayrun‧way /ˈrʌnweɪ/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 TTAa long specially prepared hard surface like a road on which aircraft land and take off2 American EnglishAPT a long narrow part of a stage that stretches out into the area where the audience sits syn catwalk British English
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runwayA bird sitting on a runway can only detect an increase in sound when the plane is just 600 to 800m away.Home territory is the disused runway at the Dalton Barracks in Abingdon.Edwards had a dream in which many of his friends and relatives were blocking the path down the triple-jump runway.Without a moment's hesitation Stirling's jeep headed for the runway, the fighting formation behind him.It was this, unfinished, runway that I landed on.
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