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English noun: airway

1. airway (artifact) a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)

Synonymsair duct, air passage

Broader (hypernym)duct

Narrower (hyponym)breather, register, schnorchel, schnorkel, snorkel, snorkel breather, upcast, ventilation shaft

Part holonymblowhole, vent, vent-hole, venthole

2. airway (location) a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another

Synonymsair lane, flight path, skyway

Broader (hypernym)itinerary, path, route

Narrower (hyponym)approach, approach path, glide path, glide slope, holding pattern

3. airway (body) the passages through which air enters and leaves the body

Synonymsrespiratory tract

Broader (hypernym)tract

Narrower (hyponym)lower respiratory tract, upper respiratory tract

Part meronymrespiratory system, systema respiratorium

4. airway (artifact) a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers

Synonymsairline, airline business

Broader (hypernym)line

Part holonymfleet

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