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Definition of the noun passageway

What does passageway mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: passageways

  1. a passage between rooms or between buildings
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: passage = a way through or along which someone or something may pass
    • more specific words:
      • gangway / aisle = passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores
      • arcade = a covered passageway with shops and stalls on either side
      • areaway = a passageway between buildings or giving access to a basement
      • corridor = an enclosed passageway
      • gallery / heading / drift = a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine
      • gangway = a temporary passageway of planks
      • gate = passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
      • shaft = a vertical passageway through a building
      • tunnel = a passageway through or under something, usually underground
      • walk-through = a pedestrian passageway through the ground floor of a building
  2. a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • synonym of passageway: passage
    • more generic terms: anatomical structure / bodily structure / body structure / complex body part / structure = a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing and its construction and arrangement
    • more specific terms:
      • birth canal = a passage in the uterus and vagina through which a fetus passes during vaginal birth
      • meatus = a natural body passageway
      • opening / orifice / porta = an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity
      • epithelial duct / channel / canal / duct = a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
      • sinusoid = tiny endothelium-lined passages for blood in the tissue of an organ
      • carpal tunnel = a passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the flexor muscles of the hands pass
      • root canal = the passage in the root of a tooth through which its nerve and blood vessels enter the pulp cavity
      • oesophagus / esophagus / gullet / gorge = the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
      • epicardia = the short part of the esophagus extending downward from the diaphragm to the stomach
      • fauces = the passage between the back of the mouth and the pharynx
      • fistula / sinus = an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface
      • shunt = a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another


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Google previewCatalysts for Upgrading Heavy Petroleum Feeds (2007)

by Edward Furimsky

The reaction vessel used for this purpose contained vapor and optionally liquid passageway means to bypass one or more catalyst beds. This permitted a more stable and efficient reaction vessel operation. Another process based on the ...

Google previewBuilding Construction Illustrated (2014)

by Francis D. K. Ching

Exit passageway is a means of egress connecting a required exit or exit court with a public way, having no openings otherthan required exits and enclosed by fire-resistive construction as required for the walls, floors, and ceiling ofthe building ...

Google previewChapter Leader's Guide to Life Safety (2011)

Practical Insight on Joint Commission Standards by Brad Keyes

An exit passageway is a horizontal means ofegress that is protected from fire in a similar fashion as the fire-rated stairwell. An exit passageway is different than other passageways as it has fire-rated walls and barriers. It is 44 Chapter Leader's ...

Google previewOxford (1998)

An Architectural Guide by Geoffrey Tyack

The gate tower, overlooking Merton Street, is embellished with niches on either side of the first-floor oriel window, which lit the principal chamber of the President's Lodgings, and over the entrance passageway is a fan vault, one of the first ...

Google previewLarge Unnamed Creek, Loves Park, Rock River, Rockford and Vicinity (1980)

Environmental Impact Statement

Excess Storm Water Passageway is a channel formed on the surface of the soil to carry storm water runoff through a specific area from dominant to servient estates. Natural Drainage is water which flows by gravity in channels formed by the ...

Google previewSebastiano Serlio on Architecture (2001)

by Sebastiano Serlio, Vaughan Hart, Peter Hicks

Beyond the passageway is the garden. This house is at number x.4"5 This house was largely done in the French style,4'"' particularly the front facade which was done in the Parisian fashion, but nevertheless observing ancient decorum in the ...

Google previewDictionary, Dreams-Signs-Symbols (2014)

The Source Code (The Ultimate Spiritual Guide to Dream Interpretation) by KAYA

The passageway through a tunnel symbolically denotes a passageway ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice, at Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts (1902)

by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, Thomas Edward O'Brien, James Cockcroft

to the grantee of a lot of land abutting on said parcel herein first described, which is the five-loot passageway leading to Carver street in said deeds referred to; and each of said deeds contains a grant, in terms substantially the same in each ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary for Building Construction (1993)

by John E. Traister

aisle: A passageway, as in a church or assembly room, ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary (1995)

A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs

supporting a roof or wall colonnade colonnade encircling an open space or building peristyle roofed outdoor passageway between buildings breezeway, (of a cabin) dogtrot long walkway within a structure or between buildings passageway ...

Google previewWebster's II Children's Dictionary (2003)

anoun, plural passages passageway noun A way or route along which someone or something can pass, pas-sage-way (pas'ij wa') OMOMM, plural passageways passenger noun Someone riding in a train, ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

7/a" passageway 2" passageway 3" deep seal 2" passageway Elements in this area remain as shown when tail and. 384 water closet. Water. closet. The water closet that we are familiar with today first came into use during ...

Google previewAll Things Julius Caesar: An Encyclopedia of Caesar's World and Legacy [2 volumes] (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Caesar's World and Legacy by Michael Lovano

From its base, they threw out a covered passageway in the direction of Massilia's walls, not just made of thick timbers but also covered on top with brick, clay, animal hide, and wet quilts, to protect it from fire, as they had done with the roof of the ...

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Passageway Meaning

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Scrabble value of P3A1S1S1A1G2E1W4A1Y4

The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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