Definition of slideway in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈslʌɪdweɪ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A part or parts of a machine on or between which a sliding part works.
Example sentences
  • All guideways and slideways are ground and laminated with Turcite-B, then hand-scraped.
  • Other examples of the composition of the outer layer of the surface plate or slideway element follow.
  • It is essential, however, that we have the drawings of the slideways to be cleaned.

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