A research team at Wayne State Universitys College of Engineering is developing a diagnostic tool that may ultimately reduce the need for biopsies while testing for breast cancer.Adverbial meaning "very, extremely" is by 1986, perhaps from phrase all the way.Distance: They've come a long way.

Her plans are under way.It never appears in formal writing, and its only real use is to simulate the spoken word in lines of dialogue.A method, plan, or means for attaining a goal: to find a way to reduce costs.

In a way, after a fashion; to some extent: In a way, she's the nicest person I know.Any line of passage or travel, used or available: to blaze a way through dense woods.