Definition of hatchway in English:


Syllabification: hatch·way
Pronunciation: /ˈhaCHˌwā


  • An opening or hatch, especially in a ship’s deck.
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    • Other small huts on the deck cover a hatchway below decks and the rigging store.
    • Halfway down the steps leading to this deck, an open hatchway leads beneath the wheelhouse.
    • The two of them headed down the hatchway to the lowest deck.

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