Meaning of waterway


Pronunciation: (wô'tur-wā", wot'ur-), [key]
— n.
  1. a river, canal, or other body of water serving as a route or way of travel or transport.
  2. (in a steel or iron vessel) a depressed gutter at the edge of the deck inside the bulwarks, used esp. when the decking is wooden.
  3. a channel for vessels, as a fairway in a harbor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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