Definition Of headways


move forward or make progress, especially when circumstances make this slow or difficult.

the ship was making very little headway against heavy seas

the average interval of time between vehicles moving in the same direction on the same route.

The company also extended the train headway from three to six minutes during this period.

Example Of headways

  • a six-minute headway

  • Although she was still making headway , her bow began to go under.

  • Although the army has made similar arguments in the past, officers are making headway .

  • Another Goldsworthy's hairdresser is also making headway in the competition.

  • ‘The good news is we are making headway in many parts of the country,’ he will declare.

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