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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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