headway

Part of speech: noun

Forward motion: momentum; progress; interval between consecutive trains.

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Usage examples "headway":

  1. At times, feeling herself so alone, making no inch of headway, her spirits sank very low indeed. - "Counsel for the Defense", 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.", Carlton J. H. Hayes.
  3. He could not see that he was making any headway. - "Kenny", Leona Dalrymple.