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clearway

[kleer-wey] /ˈklɪərˌweɪ/
noun, British
1.
a road on which only emergency stops are permitted.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, for an earlier sense; clear + way1
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  • The area over which the clearway lies need not be suitable for stopping aircraft in the event of an aborted take-off.
  • It says that anything attached to a runway threshold is a clearway.
British Dictionary definitions for clearway

clearway

/ˈklɪəˌweɪ/
noun
1.
(Brit) a stretch of road on which motorists may stop only in an emergency
2.
an area at the end of a runway over which an aircraft taking off makes its initial climb: it is under the control of the airport
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