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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.
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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Smooth turf between tee and green.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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|Noun||1.||fairway - the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short|
apron - (golf) the part of the fairway leading onto the green
|2.||fairway - the usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters|
|3.||fairway - a tract of ground free of obstacles to movement|
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
fairway[ˈfɛəˌweɪ] n the fairway (Golf) → il fairway m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995