headway headway  /ˈhɛd ˌweɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
  2. (n) forward movement

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. To make scientific headway in a topic as tangled as consciousness, it helps to clear away some red herrings.
  2. Unable to make headway, Lal Bihari The Dead sought the company of other ghosts in Uttar Pradesh and found an entire underworld of the deceased and dispossessed.
  3. Utah is hardly the place that jumps into most Democrats' minds when brainstorming about which red states they have a chance to make headway with this November.

News

  1. Wind may fuel Silver Fire growth over weekend

    SILVER CITY -- While firefighters are making headway on containing the Silver Fire burning in the Black Range, the hot, dry weather and increasing winds are expected to propel the fire into further growth this the weekend.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: El Paso Times

  2. Silver Fire continues to grow but is now 20 percent contained

    SILVER CITY — While firefighters are making headway on containing the Silver Fire burning in the Black Range, the hot, dry weather and increasing winds are expected to propel the fire into further growth over the weekend.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Silver City Sun-News

  3. Sergei Bobrovsky contract: Blue Jackets yet to make progress in negotiations

    The Columbus Blue Jackets have yet to make any headway with soon-to-be restricted free agent goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky , general manager Jarmo Kekalainen told Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch on Friday. Kekalainen spoke with Bobrovsky's agent, Paul Theofanous, in Boston on Wednesday, but the Columbus manager told the Dispatch that talks were not productive and that the two sides are no ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: SB Nation

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Quotes

  1. "I think that we are regaining the initiative," Gates told a Senate panel in Washington. "I think that we are making headway."
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source: The Associated Press

  2. "We made a lot of headway" toward improving education, especially implementing an accountability program that ranks top in the nation, Foster said. "He did a good job and I never heard anyone say he didn't."
    on Feb 16, 2007 By: Wes Brown Source: Shreveport Times

  3. "We're making a lot of headway; I think it's possible to get this thing done tonight," said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont.
    on Sep 27, 2008 By: Max Baucus Source: International Herald Tribune

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