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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired.

Usage examples (37)
  • We're just in the normal kind of slipway that one is in this kind of investigation.
  • 'For Heaven's sake hurry up; I'm not used to being a slipway.'
  • They have also brought in bulldozers to try to clear a slipway.
  • The six Germans ran down the slipway, chased by the sliding stone. for more
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