[ slahyd-wey ]

  1. an inclined surface along which something can slide.

Origin of slideway

First recorded in 1855–60; slide + way1

Words Nearby slideway Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use slideway in a sentence

  • Only Hunter and his faded seat companion got out at the turnaround terminal and took the slideway to center-city.

    The Cartels Jungle | Irving E. Cox, Jr.
  • Leoh started to walk away from the booth, back toward the slideway.

    The Dueling Machine | Benjamin William Bova
  • 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.