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shipway

[ship-wey] /ˈʃɪpˌweɪ/
noun
1.
the structure that supports a ship being built.
2.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; ship + way1
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Examples for shipway
  • The site had three dry docks, four piers and a shipway.
  • The site had three dry docks, four piers, and a shipway.
  • All of these structures have been removed except for the shipway, and two of the piers which no longer have decking.
  • All of these structures have been removed, except for the shipway and two of the piers, which no longer have decking.
  • The shipway decking in the area to be filled will be removed and the piles cut off to below one foot of the final grade.
British Dictionary definitions for shipway

shipway

/ˈʃɪpˌweɪ/
noun
1.
the structure on which a vessel is built, then launched
2.
a canal used by ships
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