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Definition of airway noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    airway

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɛrweɪ//
     
     
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  1. 1(medical) the passage from the nose and throat to the lungs, through which you breathe Prevent the tongue from 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 Learner's Dictionary entry: airway