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fair·way

 (fâr′wā′)
n.
1. A stretch of ground free of obstacles to movement.
2. Sports The part of a golf course covered with short grass and extending from the tee to the putting green.
3. Nautical
a. A navigable deep-water channel in a river or harbor or along a coastline.
b. The usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters.

fairway

(ˈfɛəˌweɪ)
n
1. (Golf) (on a golf course) the areas of shorter grass between the tees and greens, esp the avenue approaching a green bordered by rough
2. (Nautical Terms) nautical
a. the navigable part of a river, harbour, etc
b. the customary course followed by vessels

fair•way

(ˈfɛərˌweɪ)

n.
1. an unobstructed passage, way, or area.
2. the part of a golf course where the grass is cut short between the tees and the putting greens, exclusive of the rough, trees, and hazards.
3. the navigable portion of a waterway.
[1515–25]

fairway

A channel either from offshore, in a river, or in a harbor that has enough depth to accommodate the draft of large vessels. See also draft; watercraft.

fairway

Smooth turf between tee and green.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fairway - the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut shortfairway - the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short
golf course, links course - course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf
apron - (golf) the part of the fairway leading onto the green
land site, site - the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school"
2.fairway - the usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters
itinerary, route, path - an established line of travel or access
3.fairway - a tract of ground free of obstacles to movement
Translations
Fairway
väylä
fairway

fairway

[ˈfɛəweɪ] N
1. (Golf) → calle f
2. (Naut) → canalizo m

fairway

[ˈfɛərweɪ] n (on golf course)fairway mfair-weather friend [ˌfɛərˈskɪnd] n
she's a fair-weather friend → dès qu'on a des ennuis, elle n'est plus votre amie

fairway

[ˈfɛəˌweɪ] n the fairway (Golf) → il fairway m inv
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FRONT NINE 3,583 yards, par 35 1st (354 yards, par 4): Four bunkers at 225, 252, 281 and 304 yards from the tee guard the left side of the fairway at this short par four.
Only when you get to the fairway do you get to see the meat of the hole.
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