headway definition

  • noun:
    • ahead activity or the rate of forward action, specifically of a ship.
    • Progress toward an objective.
    • The clear straight room beneath a ceiling or archway; approval.
    • the length in time or area that separates two cars traveling equivalent path.
    • motion forward or forward.
    • ahead movement, or its rate.
    • The interval of time or length between the fronts of two automobiles (e.g. buses) transferring succession in identical direction, specifically along the exact same pre-determined course.
    • Progress toward a goal.
    • The clearance beneath an object, eg an arch, ceiling or bridge; headroom.
    • A cross-heading.
    • The progress made by a ship in movement; thus, development or success of all kinds.
    • obvious area under an arch, girder, and the like, adequate allowing of effortless passing underneath; approval; headroom.
    • movement forward or ahead; force or amount of these types of motion; rate of progress: stated particularly of a ship, but applied to all sorts of progress, literally or figuratively.
    • In architecture, obvious room in height, because from a floor to a ceiling, or from surface toward crown of an arch; specifically, the perpendicular length from any action or landing of a stair to your roof.
    • In coal-mining, a cross-heading.
    • In railroading, the. time which elapses after one train passes a certain point ahead of the following train passes that time.
    • forward movement
    • vertical space offered to enable effortless passageway under something

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