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walkway

[wawk-wey] /ˈwɔkˌweɪ/
noun
1.
any passage for walking, especially one connecting the various areas of a ship, factory, park, etc.
2.
a garden path or walk.
3.
the front walk of a house, leading from the door to the sidewalk or road.
4.
skybridge (def 2).
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95, Americanism; walk + way1
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  • The tomato itself has slid down, where it sits on the walkway.
  • The building distances itself from the campus by making users enter on an elevated walkway.
  • And a walkway between the groups of jets lets visitors get close to the action without having to put on swimsuits and flip-flops.
  • And the concrete plaza next to the library, which serves to cover a walkway underneath, has major problems with leaking.
  • Viewed from the walkway, this layout makes the court seem smaller and the bird sitting at its center look larger.
  • They were quickly mobbed by kids and parents with cameras, but the real pre-show draw was further down the walkway.
  • We must trim the plants as the leaves grow quite rapidly and cover our walkway.
  • Notice the fading frescoes above the covered walkway.
  • Walk down the street, staying to the right side of the street, strolling the covered walkway.
  • The walkway was replaced with a temporary bridge that is now unsound.
British Dictionary definitions for walkway

walkway

/ˈwɔːkˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a path designed, and sometimes landscaped, for pedestrian use
2.
a passage or path connecting buildings
3.
a passage or path, esp one for walking over machinery, etc
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