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Tarmac vs. Runway

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Tarmacnoun

The bituminous surface of a road.

Runwaynoun

A defined, narrow section of land or an artificial structure used for access.

Tarmacnoun

The area of an airport, other than the runway, where planes park or maneuver.

Runwaynoun

The usual path taken by deer or other wild animals, such as from a forest to a water source.

Tarmacverb

To pave.

Runwaynoun

A narrow walkway (often on a platform) extending from a stage on which people walk, especially one used by models during fashion shows.

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Tarmacverb

(aviation) To spend time idling on a runway, usually waiting for takeoff clearance.

Runwaynoun

(athletics) In javelin, long jump, and similar events: a short track along which athletes can accelerate themselves for their jumps or throws.

Tarmacnoun

a paving material of tar and broken stone; mixed in a factory and shaped during paving

Runwaynoun

(aviation) A section of land, usually paved, for airplanes to land on or take off from.

Tarmacnoun

a paved surface having compressed layers of broken rocks held together with tar

Runwaynoun

(slang) Hence, the number of months that a startup company can operate on its cash reserves.

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Tarmacverb

surface with macadam;

‘macadam the road’;

Runwaynoun

A stream bed.

Runwaynoun

The channel of a stream.

Runwaynoun

The beaten path made by deer or other animals in passing to and from their feeding grounds.

Runwaynoun

a narrow platform extending from the stage into the audience in a theater or nightclub etc.

Runwaynoun

a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land

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Runway

According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a runway is a . Runways may be a man-made surface (often asphalt, concrete, or a mixture of both) or a natural surface (grass, dirt, gravel, ice, sand or salt).

‘defined rectangular area on a land aerodrome prepared for the landing and takeoff of aircraft’;

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