American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A passageway or shaft in which air circulates, as in ventilating a mine.
- n. A covered, self-propelled passageway used for airline passenger and crew embarkation and debarkation at airport terminal gates.
- n. See air lane.
- n. See airline.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any passage in a mine used for purposes of ventilation; an air-course.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a passage for a current of air; as the
air wayof an air pump; an air wayin a mine.
- n. a duct that provides ventilation, as in mines.
- n. the passages through which air enters and leaves the body
- n. a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
- n. a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers
- n. a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another
“But in drug abuse, in people who abuse smoke or inhaled drugs, you can see some lung damage, damage to the airways and the air sacs, what we call airway obstruction in a fashion similar to emphysema, not truly emphysema, but what we call airway obstruction, especially if there's tobacco abuse on top of potentially marijuana or cocaine smoking.”
“Your child will then be observed for another day to ensure that the airway is safe, and that your child is getting enough oxygen and is drinking normally.”
“In laryntotracheal reconstruction surgery, the surgeon cuts through the airway from the outside to repair the damaged section inside.”
“Patients with severe poisoning may require intubation to maintain airway protection. 10”
“When the airway is compromised, surgical options include:”
“Often, they require no treatment but when they cause narrowing of the airway and breathing difficulty, a physician specializing in airway problems should be contacted.”
“Patients likely to require long term airway protection or breathing assistance found it more comfortable, and the arrangement also allowed them to talk, recovery of speech often being one of the first functions to return, if it came back at all.”
“The upper part of your airway is a big muscle, as well.”
“The point of this, Anderson, is to secure the airway, which is mission number one after he was in the hospital.”
“Luckily the doctors have been able to secure an airway, which is one of the most important things.”
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