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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An opening, usually rectangular, in the deck through which passengers can pass, cargo can be loaded or unloaded, etc.

Usage examples (33)
  • "See if the hatchway is down, and show her where to put her clothes."
  • Pushing upward through the hatchway was a smooth, square column of cat.
  • To drop through the hatchway was the work of an instant, when I at once saw what was the matter.
  • Abaft the hatchway was a door on the starboard side which I opened, and found a narrow dark passage. for more
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