passageway

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n passageway a passage between rooms or between buildings
    • n passageway a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass "the nasal passages"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Passageway A way for passage; a hall. See Passage, 5.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n passageway A passage; a road, avenue, path, or way affording means of communication; avenue of entrance or exit; street, alley, gallery, or corridor.
    • n passageway A hall.
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Usage

In literature:

The spectators dropped back into the passageway, and Phillida gently closed the door.
"The Faith Doctor" by Edward Eggleston
A blind end to the passageway.
"The Raid on the Termites" by Paul Ernst
At the further end a door stood ajar, and wondering what was in the room beyond, I traversed the long passageway and looked within.
"Shapes that Haunt the Dusk" by Various
But the blackness of the passageway through which she had just struggled, was not to be found here.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
I deposited my valise in a corner in the passageway, and went into the saloon.
"Seek and Find" by Oliver Optic
Alfred retreated into the little room as the captain leisurely moved along the narrow passageway toward the dynamos.
"The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet" by Kenneth Ward
He was already halfway downstairs, but she came out into the passageway and called him.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
The cave turned out to be a long passageway which led, after several turns, into a chamber.
"David and the Phoenix" by Edward Ormondroyd
The entrance through a vaulted passageway was its most striking feature.
"In Doublet and Hose" by Lucy Foster Madison
Then leaving enough room for a passageway, erect your wind-shield of green logs, resting them against a pole laid between two forked sticks.
"Shelters, Shacks and Shanties" by D.C. Beard
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In poetry:

Recalling long ago. And she will hop
The inches of her crib, this narrow shop,
When you step in to be her customer:
A bird of little worth, a sparrow, say,
Whose crib's in such neglected passageway
That one's left wondering who brings crumbs to her.
"Reminiscence" by Padraic Colum

In news:

The art of the mural flourishes throughout the Mission District, but nowhere more so than in this narrow, undeniably temperate passageway.
Construction continues clearing a passageway to the Columbia River waterfront through the BNSF Railway berm at the south end of Esther Street on Wednesday.
A PHYSIATRIST says Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the arm's median nerve is pinched in the narrow passageway located on the inside of your wrist (the carpal tunnel).
A PHYSIATRIST says Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the arm's median nerve is pinched in the narrow passageway located on the inside of your wrist (the carpal tunnel ).
Next, they marvel at the wide passageways and open space in the $17.9 million reconstructed west passenger concourse at Tulsa International Airport.
If you know the right secret passageway and are looking for an urban lunchtime adventure during the workweek, downtown Tulsa beckons.
Don't Try Closing Gulf Oil Passageway .
Boats cleared way for proposed Brazos passageway .
Passageways at the Capitol Hill business are crammed with bungee cords and door hinges in one aisle, foil cupcake liners and cowbells (in blue or beige) in the next.
Iran's navy chief warned Wednesday that his country can easily close the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, the passageway through which a sixth of the world's oil flows.
Filled with markets, mosques and cafes, the seventh-century medina has miles of alleys and covered passageways.
The South Mall Expressway, a primary passageway to the Empire State Plaza, will reopen by 6 am Friday after temporary repairs were completed.
When sinus symptoms become chronic, one treatment option is balloon sinuplasty, a minimally invasive treatment to open up the sinus passageway.
It showed a level of sophistication not typically associated with other crude smuggling passageways that tie into storm drains in the state.
The 240-yard tunnel in Arizona showed a level of sophistication not typically associated with other crude smuggling passageways that tie into storm drains in the state.
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