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English noun: headway

1. headway (quantity) vertical space available to allow easy passage under something

Synonymsclearance, headroom

Broader (hypernym)elbow room, room, way

2. headway (event) forward movement

SamplesThe ship made little headway against the gale.


Broader (hypernym)advance, progress, progression

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