Translation of runway in Spanish:

runway

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌnweɪ/

n

  • 1.1 [Aviat] pista (f) or (Chi tb) cancha (f) de aterrizaje (before n) runway lights luces (fpl) or balizas (fpl) de la pista de aterrizaje
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    • Abandoning mixed mode, which means aircraft land on alternate runways, giving people in west London respite for a few hours in the afternoon, was not mentioned in the consultation.
    • The EuroCeltic spokesman said he had spoken to the pilot and had been told that the aircraft aquaplaned along the runway before part of it tipped over into the sea.
    • The Boeing 777 from Pakistan was taxiing along the runway after landing when the blaze started.
    1.2 (for fashion models) (AmE) pasarela (f)
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    • Theirs is not a fashion-show erotic strut down the runway.
    • He and model of the moment Lilli strut down the runway to a chunky house bassline.
    • To be a world-class runway supermodel you have to know how to throw attitude and apparently in her case - telephones.

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