Definition of guideway in English:


Syllabification: guide·way
Pronunciation: /ˈgīdˌwā


  • A groove or track along which something moves.
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    • The jobs would come from building guideways, or tracks, needed for the electromagnetic train.
    • The machine has a sliding Z-axis that employs a digital ballscrew drive; the X-axis has hydrostatic guideways.
    • Instead of using an engine to power the train, electrified coils in the guideway walls and ‘track’ also push against each other to create a magnetic field - propelling the train forward.

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