Seaway definition

sēwā
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A route for travel on the sea.
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A sea route.
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An inland waterway to the sea for ocean ships.

St. Lawrence Seaway.

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(nautical) A lane or route at sea that is regularly used by ships; a sea lane or trade route.
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(nautical) An inland waterway used by seagoing shipping.
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(nautical) The headway of a vessel.
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An inland waterway for ocean shipping.
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The headway of a ship.
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A rough sea.
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A moderate to rough sea.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
seaway
Plural:
seaways

Origin of seaway

  • From Middle English seewey, from Old English sÇ£weÄ¡ (“a sea-way, a path through the sea"), equivalent to sea +"Ž way. Compare German Seegang (“seaway").

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