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headway Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
    headroom; clearance.
  2. noun forward movement
    head.
    • the ship made little headway against the gale
WordNet

Head"way` noun
Definitions
  1. The progress made by a ship in motion; hence, progress or success of any kind.
  2. (Arch.) Clear space under an arch, girder, and the like, sufficient to allow of easy passing underneath. = clearance, or headroom[Brit.]

Webster 1913


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