Definition of slipway noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

slipway

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈslɪpweɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈslɪpweɪ//
 
Parts of boats and ships, Travelling by boat or ship
 
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a sloping track leading down to water, on which ships are built or pulled up out of the water for repairs, or from which they are launched See related entries: Parts of boats and ships, Travelling by boat or ship
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