clearway

[kleer-wey]

noun British.

a road on which only emergency stops are permitted.

Nearby words

  1. clearinghouse,
  2. clearly,
  3. clearstory,
  4. clearwater,
  5. clearwater mountains,
  6. clearweed,
  7. clearwing,
  8. cleary,
  9. cleat,
  10. cleavable

Origin of clearway

1880–85, for an earlier sense; clear + way1

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British Dictionary definitions for clearway

clearway

noun

British a stretch of road on which motorists may stop only in an emergency
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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