HyperDic: highway

English > 1 sense of the word highway:
NOUNartifacthighway, main roada major road for any form of motor transport
highway > pronunciation
Rhymesairway ... Zimbabwe: 74 rhymes with wey...
English > highway: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA major road for any form of motor transport.
Synonymmain road
InstancesAppian WayAn ancient Roman road in Italy extending south from Rome to Brindisi
Flaminian WayAn ancient Roman road in Italy built by Gaius Flaminius in 220 BC
PartsinterchangeA junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
traffic laneA lane of a main road that is defined by painted lines
Narrowerarterial roadA major or main route
beltway, bypass, ring road, ringwayA highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
divided highway, dual carriagewayA highway divided down the middle by a barrier that separates traffic going in different directions
expressway, freeway, motorway, pike, state highway, superhighway, throughway, thruwayA broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
highroad, trunk roadA highway
interstate, interstate highwayOne of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States
Broaderroad, routeAn open way (generally public) for travel or transportation / transportation
Spanishautopista, autovía, carretera
Catalanautopista, autovia, carretera

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