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air·way

 (âr′wā′)
n.
1.
a. A passageway or shaft in which air circulates, as in ventilating a mine.
b. The upper passages of the respiratory system by which air reaches the lungs.
2.
a. often airways An airline.
b. A regular route of travel for aircraft.

airway

(ˈɛəˌweɪ)
n
1. (Aeronautics) an air route, esp one that is fully equipped with emergency landing fields, navigational aids, etc
2. (Mining & Quarrying) a passage for ventilation, esp in a mine
3. (Medicine) a passage down which air travels from the nose or mouth to the lungs
4. (Medicine) med a tubelike device inserted via the throat to keep open the airway of an unconscious patient

air•way

(ˈɛərˌweɪ)

n.
1. an air route equipped with emergency landing fields, beacon lights, etc.
2. the passageway by which air passes from the nose or mouth to the air sacs of the lungs.
3. Med. a tubelike device used to maintain adequate, unobstructed respiration, as during general anesthesia.
4. any passage in a mine used for purposes of ventilation.
5. airways,
a. the band of frequencies, taken collectively, used by radio broadcasting stations.
[1905–10]

airway

A control area or portion thereof established in the form of a corridor marked with radio navigational aids.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.airway - a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)airway - a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
duct - an enclosed conduit for a fluid
register - an air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room
schnorchel, schnorkel, snorkel breather, breather, snorkel - air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
upcast - air passage consisting of a ventilation shaft through which air leaves a mine
vent, venthole, vent-hole, blowhole - a hole for the escape of gas or air
ventilation shaft - a shaft in a building; serves as an air passage for ventilation
2.airway - a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to anotherairway - a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another
approach path, glide path, glide slope, approach - the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
holding pattern - the flight path (usually circular) maintained by an aircraft that is awaiting permission to land
itinerary, route, path - an established line of travel or access
3.airway - the passages through which air enters and leaves the body
respiratory system, systema respiratorium - the system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide; in terrestrial animals this is accomplished by breathing
lower respiratory tract - the bronchi and lungs
upper respiratory tract - the nose and throat and trachea
tract - a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose
4.airway - a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengersairway - a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers
line - a commercial organization serving as a common carrier
fleet - group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership
Translations
خَط جَوِّي
letecká linka
flyrute
légi útvonal
flugleiî

airway

[ˈɛəweɪ] N
1. (Aer) (= company) → línea f aérea, aerolínea f; (= route) → ruta f aérea
2. (Anat) → vía f respiratoria
3. (= ventilator shaft) → conducto m de ventilación

airway

[ˈɛərweɪ] n
(AVIATION) (= route) → voie f aérienne
(ANATOMY)voie f respiratoire
the airways → les voies respiratoires

airway

[ˈɛəˌweɪ] n
a. (Aer) → rotta aerea
b. the airways nplle vie fpl respiratorie

air

() noun
1. the mixture of gases we breathe; the atmosphere. Mountain air is pure.
2. the space above the ground; the sky. Birds fly through the air.
3. appearance. The house had an air of neglect.
4. a tune. She played a simple air on the piano.
verb
1. to expose to the air in order to dry or make more fresh etc. to air linen.
2. to make known. He loved to air his opinions.
ˈairbag noun
a safety bag in a car that protects the driver or a passenger in an accident.
ˈairily adverb
in a light-hearted manner. She airily dismissed all objections.
ˈairiness noun
ˈairing noun
a short walk etc in the open air. She took the baby for an airing.
ˈairless adjective
1. (of weather) still and windless. It was a hot, airless night.
2. (of a room etc) stuffy and without fresh air.
ˈairy adjective
1. with plenty of (fresh) air. an airy room.
2. light-hearted and not serious. an airy disregard for authority.
ˈairborne adjective
in the air or flying. We were airborne five minutes after boarding the plane; airborne germs.
ˌair-conˈditioned adjective
having air-conditioning. an air-conditioned building.
ˌair-conˈditioner noun
an apparatus providing air-conditioning.
ˌair-conˈditioning noun
a method of providing a room, building etc with air of a controlled temperature and humidity.
ˈaircraftplural ˈaircraft noun
any of several types of machine for flying in the air. Enemy aircraft have been sighted.
aircraft carrier
a ship which carries aircraft and which aircraft can use for landing and taking off.
ˈairfield noun
an area of ground (with buildings etc) where (usually military) aircraft are kept and from which they fly.
air force
the part of the armed services which uses aircraft. the army, navy and air force.
ˈair-gun noun
a gun that is worked by air under pressure.
air hostess
a young woman who looks after passengers in an aircraft.
air letter
a letter sent by airmail.
ˈairlift noun
an operation to move cargo or people, carried out by air.
ˈairline noun
(a company that owns) a regular air transport service. Which airline are you travelling by?
ˈairliner noun
a (usually large) aircraft for carrying passengers.
ˈair-lock noun
a bubble in a pipe which prevents liquid from flowing along it.
ˈairmail noun
a system of carrying mail by air. Send this parcel by airmail; (also adjective) an airmail letter.
ˈairman noun
a member of an air force.
ˈair pollution noun
Air pollution is caused by smoke, toxic gases etc.
ˈairplane noun
(American) an aeroplane.
ˈairport noun
a place where passenger aircraft arrive and depart, with buildings for customs, waiting-rooms etc.
ˈair-pump noun
a pump for forcing air in or out of something.
ˈair-raid noun
an attack by aircraft.
ˈairship noun
an aircraft that is lighter than air and can be steered etc.
ˈairtight adjective
(of a container etc) into or through which air cannot pass. an airtight seal on a bottle.
ˈairway noun
a regular course followed by aircraft.
on the air
broadcasting (regularly) on radio or television.
put on airs / give oneself airs
to behave as if one is better or more important than others. She gives herself such airs that everyone dislikes her.

air·way

1. n. conducto de aire;
2. vías respiratorias;
lower ___vía respiratoria inferior;
oclussive ___conducto de aire; vía respiratoria oclusiva;
respiratory ___vías respiratorias;
upper ___vía respiratoria superior.

airway

n vía aérea (frec. pl); upper — vía(s) aérea(s) superior(es); lower — vía(s) aérea(s) inferior(es)
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