under way

under way
An aeroplane on the surface of the water is ‘under way’ when it is not aground or moored to the ground or to any fixed object on the land or in the water.
(AN 6/I; AN 6/II)
на ходу
Caмoлёт, нaхoдящийся нa пoвeрхнoсти вoды, считaeтся «нa хoду», eсли oн нe нa мeли или нe пришвaртoвaн к бeрeгу или к кaкoму-либo нeпoдвижнoму прeдмeту нa сушe или в вoдe.

International Civil Aviation Vocabulary (English-Russian). 2014.

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  • Under way — Under Un der, prep. [AS. under, prep. & adv.; akin to OFries. under, OS. undar, D. onder, G. unter, OHG. untar, Icel. undir, Sw. & Dan. under, Goth. undar, L. infra below, inferior lower, Skr. adhas below. [root]201. Cf. {Inferior}.] 1. Below or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • under way — There is a choice between under way and underway, with the two word form still marginally preferable although the other is equally well attested: • I started up the bagpipes and was soon under way, marching up and down the church hall B. Millin,… …   Modern English usage

  • under way — ► under way 1) (of a boat) moving through the water. 2) having started and making progress. Main Entry: ↑under …   English terms dictionary

  • under way — adverb Etymology: probably from Dutch onderweg, from Middle Dutch onderwegen, literally, under or among the ways Date: 1720 1. in motion ; not at anchor or aground 2. into motion from a standstill 3. in progress ; afoot < preparations were under… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • under way — 1. Also, underway. (of a ship) no longer in port, at anchor, etc.; moving. 2. no longer at rest, stationary, etc.; in motion; traveling: We ll put our bags in the car and be under way. 3. proceeding; in progress: Plans are under way to sell the… …   Universalium

  • under way — idi a) in motion; traveling: The ship is under way[/ex] b) idi proceeding; in progress: Now that the project is under way, I m free to talk about it[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • under way — to get smt. under way …   Combinatory dictionary

  • under way — started, commenced    The concert is under way. The band is playing O Canada …   English idioms

  • under way — adverb in motion; set in motion the ship got under way • Derived from adjective: ↑moving …   Useful english dictionary

  • under way — Synonyms and related words: accepted, accidental, accompanying, ado, afloat, afoot, assumed, astir, at sea, brewing, chanced, circumstantial, current, doing, eventuating, forthcoming, going on, happening, homeward bound, in blue water, in embryo …   Moby Thesaurus

  • under way — adjective a) In operation, in progress, commenced. b) moving through the water; not anchored, moored, aground, or beached<ref name= FM5501 >US FM 55 501 MARINE CREWMAN’S HANDBOOK; 1 December 1999</ref>. Compare with …   Wiktionary

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