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Definition of "taxiway" [taxiway]

  • A usually paved strip at an airport for use by aircraft in taxiing to and from a runway. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "taxiway" in a sentence
  • "The taxiway is very wide and long, better than the rough runways at that airport."
  • "Instead of landing on the runway, it landed on the taxiway, which is usually used by planes that just landed or are getting ready to takeoff, of course."
  • "The taxiway are the blue lights to the right of it."