What does the word headway mean?

Usage examples for headway

  1. At times, feeling herself so alone, making no inch of headway, her spirits sank very low indeed. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  2. Gradually, also, the combined forces of Austria and Sardinia made headway in Italy against the Bourbon armies of France and Spain. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  3. He could not see that he was making any headway. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple