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run·way / ˈrənˌwā/ • n. 1. a leveled strip of smooth ground along which aircraft take off and land. 2. a raised aisle extending into the audience from a stage, esp. as used for fashion shows. 3. an animal run, esp. one made by small mammals in grass, under snow, etc. 4. an incline or chute down which something slides or runs.