runway

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runway(
ruhn
-
wey
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (aviation)
a. la pista de aterrizaje
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The plane left the gate and headed for the runway.El avión salió de la puerta y se dirigió hacia la pista de aterrizaje.
Why are we still sitting on the runway? Our take-off time was two hours ago!¿Por qué seguimos en la pista de aterrizaje? ¡La hora de despegue pasó hace dos horas!
b. la pista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Our plane is still taxiing on the runway.Nuestro avión todavía está carreteando por la pista.
2. (fashion)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la pasarela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The model came out on the runway sporting silk lingerie.La modelo salió a la pasarela luciendo lencería de seda.
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runway
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (for takeoff)
a. la pista de despegue or
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. decolaje
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (for landing)
a. la pista de aterrizaje
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (at fashion show)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la pasarela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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runway [ˈrʌnweɪ]
noun
1 (Aer) pista (f) (de aterrizaje)
2 (US) (Teat) etc pasarela (f)
modifier
runway lights (n) balizas (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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