Origin of slipway
Examples from the Web for slipway
Historical Examples of slipway
When we are alongside they walk out to us in their waterproof thigh-boots and carry me on to the slipway.'Green Balls'
There is a repairing slipway accommodating vessels of 800 tons.
In the slipway vacated by the olus a second class cruiser, to be named the Hermione, will be laid down forthwith.
At ten minutes to seven we sighted land and twenty minutes after we were resting on the water in front of Yarmouth slipway.The Victory At Sea
William Sowden Sims
Master Calvin, seated astride the low wall above the slipway, almost rolled off his perch with laughter.Shining Ferry
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
- the sloping area in a shipyard, containing the ways
- Also called: marine railway the ways on which a vessel is launched
- the ramp of a whaling factory ship
- a pillowcase; pillowslip