underway

[ uhn-der-wey for 1; uhn-der-wey for 2 ]
/ ˈʌn dərˌweɪ for 1; ˈʌn dərˈweɪ for 2 /

adjective

occurring while under way: the underway activities on a cruise ship.

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Origin of underway

1735–45; adj. use of the adverbial phrase under way; see way1
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