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 for runway
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Runway \Run"way`\, n.
     1. The channel of a stream.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The beaten path made by deer or other animals in passing
        to and from their feeding grounds.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  catwalk \catwalk\ n.
     1. A narrow walkway projecting from a stage into the seating
        area of a theater; it is used, e. g. by models displaying
        clothes on it at a fashion show. Called also runway.
        [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
  
     2. A narrow walkway high in the air to allow workers access
        to parts of a structure otherwise difficult to reach.
        Catwalks are located, e.g. above a stage in a theater,
        between parts of a building, along the side of a bridge,
        on the outside of a railroad car, on the outside of a
        large storage tank, etc.
        [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  runway
      n 1: a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the
           railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can
           roll [syn: track, rail, rails, runway]
      2: a chute down which logs can slide
      3: a narrow platform extending from the stage into the audience
         in a theater or nightclub etc.
      4: a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and
         land

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "runway":
     airstrip, alameda, apron, beaten path, beaten track, berm,
     bicycle path, boardwalk, bridle path, catwalk, clearway, esplanade,
     fairway, fastwalk, flight deck, foot pavement, footpath, footway,
     garden path, groove, hiking trail, landing deck, landing strip,
     mall, parade, path, pathway, prado, promenade, public walk, run,
     rut, sidewalk, strip, towing path, towpath, track, trail, trottoir,
     walk, walkway
  
  

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