- the space between the cab of a steam locomotive and its tender.
- the side entrance of a diesel or electric locomotive.
- an aisle in a theater, restaurant, etc.
- an aisle in the House of Commons separating the more influential members of the political parties from the younger, less influential members.
- a runway in a theater.
OTHER WORDS FROM gangwaygangwayed, adjective
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How to use gangway in a sentence
At the end of a long walk to the gangway, a group of forty reporters waited, firing questions and demanded interviews.How an ‘Imposter’ Journalist Changed the Course of World War I|Mark Arsenault|April 5, 2022|Time
Once again we were the last people up the gangway and about five minutes after the last person was onboard the engines started up.
“Ali Khan” was about to guide the ekka along the rough gangway when Mohammed Rasul interfered.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The slings were affixed, the order to hoist was given by the mate, who had descended from the poop, and stood near the gangway.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
We followed him up the companion onto the deck, and joined the crowd that awaited the releasing gangway.Jaffery|William J. Locke
Accordingly Mr. George and Rollo went aft again, and approached the gangway on the side where they supposed the boats would come.
So Rollo marched up to the gangway, and was in a moment whirled down into the boat, as the others had been.