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clearway

[kleer-wey]
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noun British.
  1. a road on which only emergency stops are permitted.
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Origin of clearway

1880–85, for an earlier sense; clear + way1
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British Dictionary definitions for clearway

clearway

noun
  1. British a stretch of road on which motorists may stop only in an emergency
  2. an area at the end of a runway over which an aircraft taking off makes its initial climb: it is under the control of the airport
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