an inclined surface along which something can slide.

Origin of slideway

First recorded in 1855–60; slide + way1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for slideway

Historical Examples of slideway

  • Leoh started to walk away from the booth, back toward the slideway.

    The Dueling Machine

    Benjamin William Bova

  • On these extended pieces a slideway was formed for the Fig. 143.

    The Scientific American Boy

    A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond

  • He felt tired as he left customs and took the slideway to the planetary shuttle ships.

    The Dueling Machine

    Benjamin William Bova

  • Stratton attached his horse to the chain and drove him back and forth, hauling the barrel up and down the slideway.

    The Blazed Trail

    Stewart Edward White

  • To support the outer end of the cone mandrel a beam l is bolted to the two tables e, e. On l is a slideway for the piece p.