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Any road freely open to everyone; public road
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  1. Any road freely open to everyone; public road
  2. A main public road, especially one connecting towns and cities.
  3. A direct way to some objective
  1. Expressway
  2. (US, nonstandard) Alternative form of throughway.
(Computers) A sequence of commands or a link between points that is needed to reach a particular goal.
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  1. (Computers) A sequence of commands or a link between points that is needed to reach a particular goal.
  2. The route or course along which something travels or moves:
  3. A track or way worn by footsteps; trail
An aspect, particular, or feature:
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  1. An aspect, particular, or feature:
  2. Distance [a long way off]
  3. Space to proceed:
A road, especially the part over which vehicles travel.
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  1. A road, especially the part over which vehicles travel.
  2. The main or central portion of a road, used by the vehicles.
  3. A way used as a road.
A public road in a town or city; esp. a paved thoroughfare with sidewalks and buildings along one or both sides
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  1. A public road in a town or city; esp. a paved thoroughfare with sidewalks and buildings along one or both sides
  2. Such a public way considered apart from the sidewalks:
  3. A public way or road along with the houses or buildings abutting it:
A roadway, pathway, or drive, often bordered with trees
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  1. A roadway, pathway, or drive, often bordered with trees
  2. A street, esp. a wide, principal one; often, one running at right angles to others called “streets”
  3. A way of approach to something
A public street open at both ends; esp., such a street through which there is much traffic; highway; main road
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  1. A public street open at both ends; esp., such a street through which there is much traffic; highway; main road
  2. A place of passage from one location to another.
  3. A way through or passage through
The landscaping on the sides of a boulevard or other thoroughfare.
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  1. The landscaping on the sides of a boulevard or other thoroughfare.
  2. A broad city street, often tree-lined and landscaped.
  3. A broad, well-made street, often one lined with trees, grass plots, etc.
Alternative spelling of high road.
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  1. Alternative spelling of high road.
The means or apparatus for transmitting motion or power to a machine or from one machine part to another.
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  1. The means or apparatus for transmitting motion or power to a machine or from one machine part to another.
  2. A strong organized effort to accomplish a purpose:
  3. The power or energy to get things done; enthusiastic or aggressive vigor
A residential street, especially along the top or slope of a hill.
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  1. A residential street, especially along the top or slope of a hill.
  2. An open, often paved area adjacent to a house serving as an outdoor living space; a patio.
  3. Any of a series of flat platforms of earth with sloping sides, rising one above the other, as on a hillside
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  1. A road, a thoroughfare
  2. (US) a scenic freeway
  3. A broad landscaped highway, often divided by a planted median strip.
A main road or channel
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  1. A main road or channel
  2. A major route of transportation into which local routes flow:
  3. Any one of the system of thick-walled blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
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  1. A road that is not frequently travelled
  2. A subsidiary activity, line of study, etc.
  3. A road or path other than the main one, esp. one not used very much; side road; bypath
A narrow passage, course, or track, especially:
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  1. A narrow passage, course, or track, especially:
  2. (--- Sports) One of a set of parallel courses marking the bounds for contestants in a race, especially in swimming or track.
  3. A narrow way or passage between walls, hedges, or fences.
Either of the parallel lanes at the sides of a tennis court, which widen the inbounds area for doubles play.
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  1. Either of the parallel lanes at the sides of a tennis court, which widen the inbounds area for doubles play.
  2. (Baseball) The part of the outfield between center field and either left field or right field
  3. (Sports) A straight narrow course or track, especially a bowling alley.
Any narrow passageway
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  1. Any narrow passageway
  2. A passage between two rows of cabins in a ship.
  3. A narrow street formed by the proximity of adjacent buildings.
A road that crosses another road
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  1. A road that crosses another road
  2. A time in which important changes occur or major decisions must be made
  3. A crossroads (place where one road crosses another)
A bridge with several spans that carries road or rail traffic over a valley or other obstacles.
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  1. A bridge with several spans that carries road or rail traffic over a valley or other obstacles.
  2. A series of spans or arches used to carry a road or railroad over a wide valley or over other roads or railroads.
  3. A long bridge consisting of a series of short spans supported on piers or towers, usually to carry a road or railroad over a valley, gorge, etc.
A passage, road, etc. running under something; esp., a passageway for vehicles or pedestrians that runs under a railway or highway
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  1. A passage, road, etc. running under something; esp., a passageway for vehicles or pedestrians that runs under a railway or highway
  2. A passage underneath something, especially a section of road that passes under another road or a railroad.
  3. An intersection formed in this way.
A bridge or other passageway over a road, railway, etc.
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  1. A bridge or other passageway over a road, railway, etc.
  2. A passage, roadway, or bridge that crosses above another roadway or thoroughfare.
A paved highway.
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  1. A paved highway.
  2. A raised path or road, as across wet ground or water
  3. (Obs.) A paved way or road; highway
Material for a pavement
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  1. Material for a pavement
  2. Material used for pavement.
  3. The hard durable surface placed directly atop the ground, as on a street or sidewalk.
An outside piece taken from a log or timber when sawing it into boards, planks, etc.
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  1. An outside piece taken from a log or timber when sawing it into boards, planks, etc.
  2. A piece that is flat, broad, and fairly thick
  3. An outside piece cut from a log when squaring it for lumber.
A path alongside a canal, used by men or animals towing canalboats
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  1. A path alongside a canal, used by men or animals towing canalboats
  2. A path alongside a canal or river, originally for horses towing barges, now more often used as a footpath
A multiple-lane divided highway with fully controlled access, as by cloverleafs
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  1. A multiple-lane divided highway with fully controlled access, as by cloverleafs
  2. A highway without toll charges
A major divided highway designed for high-speed travel, having few or no intersections.
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  1. A major divided highway designed for high-speed travel, having few or no intersections.
  2. A divided highway for through traffic, with full or partial control of access and generally with overpasses or underpasses at intersections
  3. (Canada, parts of the US, Malaysian, Singapore) A road built to freeway standards.
A gate or bar set across a road to stop carriages, animals, and sometimes people, until a toll is paid; a tollgate.
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  1. A gate or bar set across a road to stop carriages, animals, and sometimes people, until a toll is paid; a tollgate.
  2. (US) A toll road, especially a toll expressway.
  3. A toll road, esp. one that is an expressway
A road, for the use of which a toll must be paid; a turnpike
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  1. A road, for the use of which a toll must be paid; a turnpike
(US) A dual carriageway
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  1. (US) A dual carriageway
  1. Expressway
  2. (US) An expressway, especially one designed for high speeds.
(Fortification) The ground plan of a work or works.
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  1. (Fortification) The ground plan of a work or works.
  2. A rod, pivoted at each end, that transmits motion from one moving part of a machine to another
  3. (Obs.) A way followed or path taken
A set of railway tracks along with adjacent land or support structures.
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  1. A set of railway tracks along with adjacent land or support structures.
  2. A series of two or more often fossilized tracks made by the feet, tail, or other body parts of an animal.
  3. A path made by repeated use of the same land.
A mark, footprint, scent, etc. left by a person, animal, or thing that has passed
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  1. A mark, footprint, scent, etc. left by a person, animal, or thing that has passed
  2. The scent of a person or animal:
  3. A marked course through one or more bodies of water, as for recreational boaters or divers.
A road over which the post, or mail, is or formerly was carried
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  1. A road over which the post, or mail, is or formerly was carried
A secondary road used to avoid turnpikes and expressways
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  1. A secondary road used to avoid turnpikes and expressways
  2. A side road taken to avoid the tolls or traffic of a turnpike.
One of a network of U.S. highways connecting the 48 contiguous states
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  1. One of a network of U.S. highways connecting the 48 contiguous states
  2. (US) A freeway that is part of the Interstate Highway System
(Slang) A dull or boring person, situation, etc.
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  1. (Slang) A dull or boring person, situation, etc.
  2. A force acting on a moving body, opposite in direction to the movement of the body, caused by the interaction of the body and the medium it moves through. The strength of drag usually depends on the velocity of the body. &diamf3; Drag caused by buildup of pressure in front of the moving body and a decrease in pressure behind the body is called pressure drag . It is an important factor in the design of aerodynamically efficient shapes for cars and airplanes. &diamf3; Drag caused by the viscosity of the medium as the molecules along the body's surface move through it is called skin drag or skin friction . It is an important factor in the design of efficient surface materials for cars, airplanes, boat hulls, skis, and swimsuits.
  3. One that impedes or slows progress; a drawback or burden:
(Informal) The main street of a town or suburb, or the principal highway passing through a rural area.
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  1. (Informal) The main street of a town or suburb, or the principal highway passing through a rural area.
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see main,"Ž drag.
A secret or devious plan; a plot:
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  1. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
  2. A programming language, one of the two major dialects of Lisp.
  3. An orderly combination of things on a definite plan; system
An aspect, particular, or feature:
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  1. An aspect, particular, or feature:
  2. Distance [a long way off]
  3. Space to proceed:
The route or course along which something travels or moves:
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  1. The route or course along which something travels or moves:
  2. A walk or way for the use of people on foot, as in a park or garden
  3. A trodden track or way.
A roadway, pathway, or drive, often bordered with trees
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  1. A roadway, pathway, or drive, often bordered with trees
  2. A street, esp. a wide, principal one; often, one running at right angles to others called “streets”
  3. A way of approach to something
The landscaping on the sides of a boulevard or other thoroughfare.
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  1. The landscaping on the sides of a boulevard or other thoroughfare.
  2. A broad city street, often tree-lined and landscaped.
  3. A broad, well-made street, often one lined with trees, grass plots, etc.
The means or apparatus for transmitting motion or power to a machine or from one machine part to another.
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  1. The means or apparatus for transmitting motion or power to a machine or from one machine part to another.
  2. A strong organized effort to accomplish a purpose:
  3. The power or energy to get things done; enthusiastic or aggressive vigor
A major divided highway designed for high-speed travel, having few or no intersections.
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  1. A major divided highway designed for high-speed travel, having few or no intersections.
  2. A divided highway for through traffic, with full or partial control of access and generally with overpasses or underpasses at intersections
  3. (Canada, parts of the US, Malaysian, Singapore) A road built to freeway standards.
A multiple-lane divided highway with fully controlled access, as by cloverleafs
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  1. A multiple-lane divided highway with fully controlled access, as by cloverleafs
  2. A highway without toll charges
Any road freely open to everyone; public road
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  1. Any road freely open to everyone; public road
  2. A main public road, especially one connecting towns and cities.
  3. A direct way to some objective
The route or course along which something travels or moves:
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  1. The route or course along which something travels or moves:
  2. A walk or way for the use of people on foot, as in a park or garden
  3. A trodden track or way.
A road, especially the part over which vehicles travel.
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  1. A road, especially the part over which vehicles travel.
  2. The main or central portion of a road, used by the vehicles.
  3. A way used as a road.
A road, course, or way for travel from one place to another:
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  1. A road, course, or way for travel from one place to another:
  2. A means of reaching a goal:
  3. A road, way, or course for traveling; esp., a highway
A public road in a town or city; esp. a paved thoroughfare with sidewalks and buildings along one or both sides
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  1. A public road in a town or city; esp. a paved thoroughfare with sidewalks and buildings along one or both sides
  2. Such a public way considered apart from the sidewalks:
  3. A public way or road along with the houses or buildings abutting it:
  1. Expressway
  2. (US) An expressway, especially one designed for high speeds.
A public street open at both ends; esp., such a street through which there is much traffic; highway; main road
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  1. A public street open at both ends; esp., such a street through which there is much traffic; highway; main road
  2. A place of passage from one location to another.
  3. A way through or passage through
  1. Expressway
  2. (US, nonstandard) Alternative form of throughway.
A gate or bar set across a road to stop carriages, animals, and sometimes people, until a toll is paid; a tollgate.
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  1. A gate or bar set across a road to stop carriages, animals, and sometimes people, until a toll is paid; a tollgate.
  2. (US) A toll road, especially a toll expressway.
  3. A toll road, esp. one that is an expressway
An aspect, particular, or feature:
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  1. An aspect, particular, or feature:
  2. Distance [a long way off]
  3. Space to proceed:
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