airway

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n airway a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers
    • n airway a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
    • n airway the passages through which air enters and leaves the body
    • n airway a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n airway Any passage in a mine used for purposes of ventilation; an air-course.
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Usage

In literature:

By the devils of the airways, I could make you talk!
"Brigands of the Moon" by Ray Cummings
It was the great Transcontinental Airways that had suffered most repeatedly.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
As President of Transcontinental Airways, he's my boss, but the trouble is, he's also my father.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Not through the ordinary open airways, but in the National Length, and coded.
"Tarrano the Conqueror" by Raymond King Cummings
We had struck upon an old disused airway which led into the inner workings of the mine.
"The Making Of A Novelist" by David Christie Murray
Chief interests: Establishing National Commercial Airways; writing posthumous novel.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
There was not much to be heard over the airways after that hour.
"The Campfire Girls of Roselawn" by Margaret Penrose
By the devils of the airways, I could make you talk!
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
Since 2317 you've had me sitting at the helm of International Airways and I've worked my fool head off for you.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
Speedy one-man fliers patrolled the airways, their search beams casting invisible rays in wide sweeping arcs over the uneven terrain.
"Slaves of Mercury" by Nat Schachner
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In poetry:

On Mama now my thoughts have dawdled
all of a week. Clothes-basket cradled
creaked on her hip; she'd climb the stairway
up to the drying-attic's airway.
"Mama" by Attila Jozsef

In news:

Business class seats on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner owned by All Nippon Airways September 25, 2011 in Everett, Washington.
Safety concerns over a cracked windshield prompted the crew of a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to Cincinnati to make an emergency landing at Charleston's Yeager Airport on Tuesday afternoon.
Afriqiyah Airways is better than its Web site suggests.
SIR – You were too kind to Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways, and the bosses of other airlines that were forced to halt operations because of volcanic-ash clouds drifting from Iceland ("Volcanic fallout", April 24th).
South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, announced that it has won two awards from two prestigious travel magazines.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of hyperpolarized helium is a newly developed technique that enables high-resolution imaging of the pulmonary airways and alveolar airspaces.
Delta Air Lines has agreed to acquire a 49 percent share of Virgin Atlantic Airways, creating a joint venture that will give the US carrier a greater presence in London's Heathrow airport, the companies said in a joint statement Tuesday.
US Airways to add Charlotte-London flights.
JetBlue takes aim at US Airways' Philadelphia monopoly.
A look at the top 1,000 routes found that, on average, they were served by just under two competing airlines in 2004, the year before America West and US Airways joined forces, and the number remained roughly the same in 2011.
The past decade has seen a wave of consolidation among airlines : US Airways (LCC) and America West merged, so did Delta (DAL) and Northwest, Southwest (LUV) and AirTran, and Air France (AF) and KLM.
American Airlines CEO Thomas Horton suggests that his management team has earned the right to keep leading the company even if it merges with US Airways .
Tom Hoban, a spokesman for the American Airlines pilots' union, said a merger with US Airways would make American bigger and "bring in a revitalized management team".
The CEO of American Airlines says the company has nearly finished a bankruptcy turnaround and the only big decision left is whether to remain independent or merge with US Airways .
American Airlines chairman, president and CEO Tom Horton said parent company AMR Corp. Will "soon" make a decision on whether to emerge from bankruptcy protection as a standalone entity or as part of a merged carrier with US Airways .
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In science:

Gomez, Airway pressure alters wavelet fractal dynamics and short-range dependence of respiratory variability, Respir.
Generalized Whittle-Mat$\acute{\text{E}}$rn random field as a model of correlated fluctuations
IV) injections, by which lung airways are not accessible to CNTs.
Carbon Nanotubes in Biology and Medicine: in vitro and in vivo Detection, Imaging and Drug Delivery
Arrays of beating cilia are also found lining the airway where they sweep mucus and foreign particles up toward the nasal passage .
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
The cilia that line the human upper airway lie in a thin layer of of Newtonian liquid, which in turn is coated with a high-viscosity layer of mucus .
The hydrodynamics of swimming microorganisms
The primary goal of this study was the elucidation of genes whose expression pattern was mediated by an obstructive sleep apnea treatment: continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).
Bayesian testing of many hypotheses $\times$ many genes: A study of sleep apnea
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