catwalk

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n catwalk narrow pathway high in the air (as above a stage or between parts of a building or along a bridge)
    • n catwalk narrow platform extending out into an auditorium "models displayed clothes on a catwalk at the fashion show"
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Usage

In literature:

A moment later, it backed to the catwalk, and Bish Ware stuck his head out from the pilot's seat.
"Four-Day Planet" by Henry Beam Piper
An open window was beside us, leading to a tiny catwalk balcony.
"Wandl the Invader" by Raymond King Cummings
As he drew nearer, he could see men walking around a narrow catwalk at the top.
"On the Trail of the Space Pirates" by Carey Rockwell
There was a catwalk part way up the inward curving wall.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
She stood in the open doorway of the blockhouse, her body tense with fear as she watched Frank, up on the catwalk above the main gate.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
He swung down the catwalk painted on the wings.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, August 1930" by Various
All the commuters had to leave the pneumo-train and edge their way along three miles of catwalk to the station.
"Black Eyes and the Daily Grind" by Milton Lesser
Rick stepped out of the cockpit onto the catwalk.
"The Flying Stingaree" by Harold Leland Goodwin
He made his way back along the catwalk to the head, where he retched violently until the tears came to his eyes.
"Sound of Terror" by Don Berry
Glancing around he carefully scanned over the entire inner rim before stepping out into the sunlight of the catwalk itself.
"Where I Wasn't Going" by Walt Richmond
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In news:

Top looks from the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show catwalk .
Rihanna and a gaggle of gorgeous models strutted their stuff on the catwalk Wednesday inside Manhattan's Lexington Armory for the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, and we've got all the sexy shots for you on RadarOnline.com.
The first will be at 7:30 pm Tuesday at the Will C Wood High Catwalk Theatre, 998 Marshall Road, Vacaville.
New York Models' Stylish Looks Off the Catwalk.
Hunks hit the catwalk at "Una Notte in Italia ".
The athletes' parade during Friday's Opening Ceremony might as well have been a catwalk show, with some of fashion's biggest names.
But we were extra-impressed by the ladies at the Jason Wu show who somehow managed to walk a slippery glass catwalk flawlessly (except for one, who took a spill).
Upheaval over at venerable Ford modeling agency is already sending catwalkers strutting right out the door, we hear.
From left, Erin Baiano for The New York Times, Catwalking.com, Valerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times.
Rihanna rocks lingerie on Victoria's Secret catwalk.
On a neighborhood crawl, discover a bookstore with catwalks and meet some of the city's people.
Two of the entertainment world's hottest models hopped from the catwalk into a catfight over a guy — and now one is suing the other for her injuries.
Sophia Loren was the inspiration behind Alice Temperley's London catwalk show Sunday, an elegant concoction of 1950s full skirts fit for a royal garden party.
PARIS – For the first time in its history, the French capital's iconic Louvre Museum opened up its storied arcades Tuesday to fashion: a catwalk show by Italian house Salvatore Ferragamo.
All things shiny and metallic at Burberry Prorsum's star-studded London catwalk show.
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In science:

The system of catwalks on the rear side of the dish will be used for the mirror mounting and the commissioning and maintenance of the mirror control system (see below).
Status of the CTA medium size telescope prototype
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