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Definitions and Synonyms of airway | Another word for airway | What is airway?

Definition 1: a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for airway in the sense of this definition

(airway is a kind of ...) a commercial organization serving as a common carrier

(airway is a part of ...) group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership

Definition 2: a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for airway in the sense of this definition

(airway is a kind of ...) an enclosed conduit for a fluid

(... is a kind of airway ) an air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room

(... is a kind of airway ) air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time

(... is a kind of airway ) air passage consisting of a ventilation shaft through which air leaves a mine

(... is a kind of airway ) a shaft in a building; serves as an air passage for ventilation

(airway is a part of ...) a hole for the escape of gas or air

Definition 3: the passages through which air enters and leaves the body - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for airway in the sense of this definition

(airway is a kind of ...) a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose

(... is a kind of airway ) the bronchi and lungs

(... is a kind of airway ) the nose and throat and trachea

(... is part of airway) the system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide; in terrestrial animals this is accomplished by breathing

Definition 4: a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for airway in the sense of this definition

(airway is a kind of ...) an established line of travel or access

(... is a kind of airway ) the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing

(... is a kind of airway ) the flight path (usually circular) maintained by an aircraft that is awaiting permission to land

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