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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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He pointed out that President Eisenhower's vision in the 1950s of an America connected by superhighways led to the building of our interstate highway system.
Just a short time ago, even after most of Eisenhower's superhighways were built, libraries were pretty much as they always had been for the past sixty or seventy years or more.
He notes that, for "a dozen years, I have been the principal author and advocate of a proposal to build a national network of information superhighways.
In other words, Cypress makes data-communications chips used in electronic superhighways, memory chips for supercomputers, and microprocessor modules for massively parallel computers.
Contractors involved with London's Cycle Superhighways :
The completion of this flagship, fully-segregated extension, and the planned upgrades to existing superhighways to raise them to an even better standard, show that the Mayor and TfL are determined to ensure that the capital s roads are as safe as can be for cyclists.