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A way allowing passage, especially a corridor.
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(Building) a way, esp one in or between buildings; passage
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a way affording passage, as a corridor, alley, or the like.
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|Noun||1.||passageway - a passage between rooms or between buildings|
aisle, gangway - 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; rooms usually open onto it
heading, drift, gallery - a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein"
gangway - a temporary passageway of planks (as over mud on a building site)
gate - passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
passage - a way through or along which someone or something may pass
shaft - a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)
tunnel - a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars); "the tunnel reduced congestion at that intersection"
walk-through - a pedestrian passageway through the ground floor of a building
|2.||passageway - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"|
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
birth canal - a passage in the uterus and vagina through which a fetus passes during vaginal birth
meatus - a natural body passageway
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
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
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
shunt - a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another; "an arteriovenus shunt"
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noun corridor, passage, hallway, hall, lane, lobby, entrance, exit, alley, aisle, wynd (Scot.) an underground passageway that connects the two buildings
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n → Durchgang m
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passageway[ˈpæsɪdʒˌweɪ] n → passaggio
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