taxiway

[ tak-see-wey ]
/ ˈtæk siˌweɪ /

noun

any surface area of an airport used for taxiing airplanes to and from a runway, parking apron, terminal, etc.

Nearby words

  1. taximetrics,
  2. taxing,
  3. taxingly,
  4. taxiplane,
  5. taxis,
  6. taxman,
  7. taxo-,
  8. taxol,
  9. taxon,
  10. taxonomic

Origin of taxiway

1930–35; taxi (v.) + way1

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British Dictionary definitions for taxiway

taxiway

/ (ˈtæksɪˌweɪ) /

noun

a marked path along which aircraft taxi to or from a runway, parking area, etcAlso called: taxi strip, peritrack
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