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fairway

Noun

1 the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short
2 the usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or costal waters
3 a tract of ground free of obstacles to movement

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. the area between the tee and the green, where the grass is cut short
  2. any tract of land free from obstacles
  3. (Military) A channel either from offshore, in a river, or in a harbor that has enough depth to accommodate the draft of large vessels.(JP 4-01.6)
  4. a navigable channel in a harbour, offshore etc; the usual course taken by vessels in such places.

Translations

(golf) the area between the tee and the green
  • Finnish: väylä
any tract of land free from obstacles
  • Finnish: väylä
(military) a channel in a river
  • Finnish: väylä
(nautical) a navigable channel in a harbour
  • Finnish: väylä

See also

Extensive Definition

fairway in German: Fairway
fairway in Dutch: Fairway
fairway in Japanese: フェアウェイ (曖昧さ回避)
fairway in Swedish: Lista över golftermer#Fairway

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Astroturf, airstrip, approaches, apron, archery ground, artificial turf, athletic field, badminton court, baseball field, basketball court, billiard parlor, bowling alley, bowling green, channel, clearway, common, course, court, cricket ground, croquet ground, croquet lawn, diamond, field, flight deck, football field, glaciarium, golf course, golf links, grassplot, green, greenyard, gridiron, grounds, gym, gymnasium, ice rink, infield, landing deck, landing strip, lawn, links, outfield, oval, park, playground, playing field, playroom, polo ground, pool hall, poolroom, putting green, racecourse, racket court, rink, road, runway, sea lane, seaway, ship route, skating rink, soccer field, squash court, steamer track, stretch, strip, tennis court, track, turf, village green, waterway
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