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Definition 1: a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land - [noun denoting artifact]

(runway is a kind of ...) a level horizontal surface covered with paving material

(... is part of runway) a place where planes take off and land

(... is part of runway) an airfield without normal airport facilities

Definition 2: a narrow platform extending from the stage into the audience in a theater or nightclub etc. - [noun denoting artifact]

(runway is a kind of ...) a raised horizontal surface

"the speaker mounted the platform"

Definition 3: a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for runway in the sense of this definition

(runway is a kind of ...) a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon

"there were bars in the windows to prevent escape"

(... is a kind of runway ) a rail through which electric current is supplied to an electric locomotive

(... is part of runway) a line of track providing a runway for wheels

"he walked along the railroad track"

(... is part of runway) the track on which trams or streetcars run

Definition 4: a chute down which logs can slide - [noun denoting artifact]

(runway is a kind of ...) sloping channel through which things can descend

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