Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An elevated, usually enclosed walkway between two buildings.

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  • noun skyway

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  • noun an elevated walkway between buildings (usually enclosed)

Etymologies

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Examples

  • We're waiting for Astronaut Buzz Aldrin to walk on the skywalk, which is sort of a U-shaped glass-bottom pathway over the Grand Canyon.

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2007

  • Instead of a giant leap for mankind critics think the skywalk is a giant leap backwards.

    CNN Transcript Mar 11, 2007

  • LEMON: Yes, it's called the skywalk and it opens to the public later this month.

    CNN Transcript Mar 8, 2007

  • It's called the skywalk and it opens to the public later this month.

    CNN Transcript Mar 8, 2007

  • With security guards manning the walkway at all times, the skywalk is a safe haven for women.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • And maybe the skywalk is a good idea for people who want to watch the races from a vantage point?

    Daily News & Analysis

  • The rooftops of the seven buildings in the apartment complex have been connected with a "skywalk" above the 19th floor, and will be landscaped with trees and cobbled streets.

    Where the Rich Live in India

  • We walk to the sixth floor of the nearby CentralWorld (a mammoth mall accessible via a "skywalk" from Siam Paragon), where Nicha is swayed by the cheese-a-rama that is the cheese fondue at Fondooz.

    48 Hours: On the Town With Kids

  • We walk to the sixth floor of the nearby CentralWorld (a mammoth mall accessible via a "skywalk" from Siam Paragon), where Nicha is swayed by the cheese-a-rama that is the cheese fondue at Fondooz.

    Bangkok: 48 Hours With Kids

  • Hyatt, Intercontinental and other hotels and six major shopping malls, which are connected by an elevated "skywalk" and together have five times the floor space of the Mall of America, the famed shopping center outside of Minneapolis.

    NYT > Home Page

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