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Meaning of HEADWAY

Pronunciation:  'hed`wey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  forward movement; "the ship made little headway against the gale"
  2. [n]  vertical space available to allow easy passage under something

HEADWAY is a 7 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: clearance, head, headroom
 See Also: advance, elbow room, progress, progression, room, way



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Head"way`\, n.
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.

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