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su·per·high·way

 (so͞o′pər-hī′wā′)

superhighway

(ˈsuːpəˌhaɪweɪ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) chiefly US a fast dual-carriageway road

su•per•high•way

(ˈsu pərˌhaɪ weɪ, ˌsu pərˈhaɪˌweɪ)

n.
a highway designed for travel at high speeds, having more than one lane for each direction of traffic; expressway.
[1920–25, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.superhighway - a broad highway designed for high-speed trafficsuperhighway - a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
autobahn - an expressway in a German-speaking country
autostrada - an expressway in an Italian-speaking country
carriageway - one of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only usually in two or three lanes
highway, main road - a major road for any form of motor transport
toll road, turnpike - an expressway on which tolls are collected
2.superhighway - an extensive electronic network (such as the internet) used for the rapid transfer of sound and video and graphics in digital formsuperhighway - an extensive electronic network (such as the internet) used for the rapid transfer of sound and video and graphics in digital form
electronic network, network - (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits

superhighway

noun
A course affording passage from one place to another:
Translations
طَريق عُظْمى، اوتوسْتراد
dálnice
motorvej
aukščiausios klasės autostradaaukščiausios klasės greitkelis
autostrade
superdiaľnica

superhighway

[ˈsuːpəˈhaɪweɪ] N (US) → autopista f (de varios carriles)
see also information

superhighway

[ˌsuːpərˈhaɪweɪ] n
(US) (= freeway) → voie f express
(COMPUTING)superautoroute f
the information superhighway → la superautoroute de l'information

superhighway

[ˈsuːpəˌhaɪweɪ] n (Am) → autostrada
the information superhighway → l'autostrada telematica

superhighway

(ˈsuːpe(r)ˌhaiwei) noun
(American) a very wide road for fast traffic.
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KARACHI -- A man was killed and another injured in an armed attack in Superhighway area of the city in the wee hours of Tuesday.
KARACHI -- Relatives and community members of a 'missing' man found dead off the Superhighway within the remit of the SITE Superhighway police station on Thursday staged a protest near Toll Plaza on Friday, officials and witnesses said.
SITE Superhighway police found a body of a missing person abducted from his residence in Ashraf Colony, Sohrab Goth.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today announced a consultation for a new segregated cycle superhighway that will bring safer cycling to west London.
KARACHI -- Senior Vice President of Site Superhighway Association of industry (SSAI), Sultan Salahuddin Chishti has urged the government of Sindh to compensate the owners of shoe factory to overcome the losses they suffered due to fire in the unit.
BeIN Media Group, Yaddo, a new documentary streaming service, Africa XP and a Chinese digital TV distributor have activated cloud-based network provider Magine's TV Superhighway in more than 35 markets.
From Roxas Boulevard, trucks will be allowed to turn left on Quirino Avenue and then they can turn right on OsmeAa Highway to reach South Superhighway and vice versa," Zarcal told the Inquirer.
Before plans for Nairobi-Ruiru-Thika Superhighway had been drawn up, few would have imagined that this grand infrastructure project, one of the key planks of Kenya's Vision 2030, would led to a complete transformation of Nairobi.
Senator Brogdon coauthored Oklahoma's recent immigration legislation and opposed the legislation enabling Oklahoma's participation in the NAFTA Superhighway.
The spacecraft had hopped aboard the interplanetary superhighway, a network of tubes criss-crossing through the solar system.
Initiative and developed by a team of programmers, educators, designers, information specialists and students in the Educational Technology Laboratory at the University of Delaware, the Alphabet Superhighway is an online resource for teachers to find materials and ideas for almost any part of the elementary or secondary curriculum.
Think of that as the superhighway - the ramps on and off the superhighway need to be upgraded.