Definition of slipway in English:


Line breaks: slip|way
Pronunciation: /ˈslɪpweɪ


  • A slope built leading down into water, used for launching and landing boats and ships or for building and repairing them.
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    • Other suggestions included a facility for boat repair, a slipway, more car parking in the area and a small boat marina.
    • Extending the pier, providing extra slipways and an off-shore marina acceptable to residents, are all part of ambitious plans submitted for funding.
    • As such, there was no conventional dynamic launch down a slipway.

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