taxiway

[ tak-see-wey ]
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noun
  1. any surface area of an airport used for taxiing airplanes to and from a runway, parking apron, terminal, etc.

Origin of taxiway

1
1930–35; taxi (v.) + way1

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British Dictionary definitions for taxiway

taxiway

/ (ˈtæksɪˌweɪ) /


noun
  1. a marked path along which aircraft taxi to or from a runway, parking area, etc: Also called: taxi strip, peritrack

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