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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Headway  \Head"way`\,  n. 
  1.  The  progress  made  by  a  ship  in  motion;  hence  progress  or 
  success  of  any  kind 
 
  2.  (Arch.)  Clear  space  under  an  arch,  girder,  and  the  like 
  sufficient  to  allow  of  easy  passing  underneath. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  headway 
  n  1:  vertical  space  available  to  allow  easy  passage  under 
  something  [syn:  {headroom},  {clearance}] 
  2:  forward  movement;  "the  ship  made  little  headway  against  the 
  gale"  [syn:  {head}] 




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