Definition of airway noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈeəweɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈerweɪ//
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  1. 1(medical) the passage from the nose and throat to the lungs, through which you breathe Prevent the tongue falling back and obstructing the airway.
  2. 2(often used in names of airlines) a route regularly used by planes British Airways
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: airway