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taxiway

Line breaks: taxi|way
Pronunciation: /ˈtaksɪweɪ
 
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Definition of taxiway in English:

noun

A route along which an aircraft can taxi when moving to or from a runway.
Example sentences
  • Pilots taxiing onto runways or taxiways without clearance accounted for 62% of the cases.
  • The pilots landed at Laredo, left the aircraft sitting on a taxiway and fled into the night.
  • In the second phase, a second terminal building and another runway is to be constructed with a taxiway for aircraft landing and taking off.

Words that rhyme with taxiway

steerageway • passageway

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