Slipway



noun, Nautical.
1.
(in a shipyard) the area sloping toward the water, on which the ways are located.
2.
marine railway.
3.
a ramp on a factory ship for hauling aboard carcasses of whales for processing.
noun
1.
the sloping area in a shipyard, containing the ways
2.
Also called marine railway. the ways on which a vessel is launched
3.
the ramp of a whaling factory ship
4.
a pillowcase; pillowslip

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