from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See expressway.
- n. A highway without tolls.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A road designed for safe, high-speed operation of motor vehicles through the elimination of at-grade intersections, usually divided and having at least two lanes in each direction; a dual carriageway with no at-grade crossings, a motorway.
- n. A toll-free highway.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
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The freeway is closed for almost 40 miles - I have no idea how our truckers are going to make it through with our orders since it's the main freeway - but I'm just thankful that everyone I know and love is safe right now.
You slept through your alarm, the kids are whining, you burned your toast, you spilled coffee on your pants, the freeway is a parking lot.
While driving home along an empty stretch of freeway from a dinner party at a senior executive's house outside Houston, the ultracompetitive Bethune thought he'd leave his underling, Smisek, in the dust and pulled away in his Porsche at 130 miles per hour.
Tue 11/10/09 11: 58 AM reese witherspoon. she was so funny and sharp in freeway, pleasantville, election. and then sweet home alabama. ew
The "new" waterfront freeway is smaller than the one it replaces, and the "expanded" 520 bridge is being expanded to add HOV/transit/BRT or even LRT capability.
The model means you have to get on the freeway or other major artery to get anywhere, and if the freeway is congested or there's an accident there aren't any other options.
Pammy, the successfully avoiding large items in the freeway is definitely a superpower.
I'm on the road the other day, headed toward a doctor's appointment, and it suddenly struck me how much driving the freeway is like plotting a story.
They've been building one near our home, across the freeway from the Mall of America.
I lived just across the freeway from the convention center at the time, so a lot of the disturbance was iin places I normally walked through on a daily basis.