Definition of skyway in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskʌɪweɪ/


chiefly North American
1A recognized route followed by aircraft: skyways, from 18,000 to 40,000 feet, resemble a highway system
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  • The VASC captured futuristic designs in a special NASA display that shows airplane concepts that may some day fly on an interstate skyway.
  • Using anti-grav beacon technology linked with vehicle computers, the skyways allow flying cars to safely travel domestic routes at varying altitudes
  • Port Town uses skyways and starships make less pollution than cars, so you probably did see stars… a rarity in any city these days.
2A covered overhead walkway between buildings: a second-storey skyway links the two shops
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  • Road overbridges and underbridges, skyways and walkways are welcome, but people must be educated on their use.
  • Glistening windows ran past us as we flew by the skyscrapers, a skyway level above the evening traffic.
  • Around '95 I opened a recording studio in an office building that was part of the skyway system in downtown St. Paul.
3A raised motorway: over the marsh rises the Pulaski Skyway, a mile-long flyover
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  • A major skyway nearby had been shattered completely, the ruined cars forming a junkyard at the bottom of the long drop.
  • I finally woke for good as we were on the Chicago skyway bridges.

Words that rhyme with skyway

byway, highway

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