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fairway

Pronunciation: /ˈferweɪ; ˈfeəweɪ/

Translation of fairway in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (in golf) calle (feminine), fairway (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Pleasure anglers visiting Howsham Hall are asked not to walk across the greens or fairways of the adjacent golf course when they are making their way to the river.
    • Tees, fairways and greens are all bent grass, but three other types of turf are used in the rough, providing terrific color contrasts.
    • Extremely narrow fairways and tiny greens mean the Scotch broom, beach grass and native rhododendron will snag anything off line.
  • 2 [Nautical/Náutica] canal (masculine) navegable ([ de un puerto o río ])
    Example sentences
    • They refuse to leave fairways or harbor entrances open.
    • In the middle the open water of the fairway is crowded with pinnaces, jolly-boats, cutters, and pleasure steamers.
    • Covered moorage can restrict visibility from one waterway to another. It is therefore critical to keep rafting boats in marina waterways (fairways) to a minimum.
    Example sentences
    • Surveillance of coastal shipping routes to maintain safe fairways is conducted by the Hydrographic and Nautical Authorities.
    • This artificial fairway built at the turn of the nineteenth century exceeds even the Panama Canal in number of ships passing.

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