Definition of shipway in English:

shipway

Line breaks: ship|way
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɪpweɪ
 
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noun

A slope on which a ship is built and down which it slides to be launched.
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  • Around 8,000 people had travelled to the shipway on the Southside of Glasgow for the original planned launch of the ship on Friday April 8.
  • The web of pathways, highways, shipways and skyways has been growing ever since.
  • Just prior to World War I, the company started constructing four additional open shipways and affiliated shops to the south of the original facilities.

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