Translation of gangway in Spanish:

gangway

Pronunciation: /ˈgæŋweɪ/

n

  • 1 (walkway — on ship) pasarela (f); (— on building site) pasarela (f) gangway! ¡abran paso!
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    • As they dig amid the rubble, recovery workers are uncovering corridors and gangways that lead to the cavernous vaults below.
    • On 2 July 1994 a 6-year-old boy fell off a gangway leading to a viewing platform on a New Zealand Rail train.
    • Because shadows on the riverbed can disrupt underwater ecology, the gangways and above-surface portions of the pool wall may be made of Plexiglas.
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    • Local interest was further evident when the ship opened her gangway to the public.
    • However, the metal gangway which joined ship to shore was badly damaged and cadets have been busy repairing it.
    • The ship's company, resplendent in white, marched onboard and cheered ship, before CMDR Sammut was piped across the gangway for the first time.
  • 2 (between rows of seats) (British English/inglés británico) pasillo (masculine)
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    • The action takes place on an express train and a special set giving the impression of interior coaches was erected in the gangway of the theatre, with the audience seated on either side.
    • By late 1945, when I was transferred to the North Atlantic route, the Liberator had elementary heating and two rows of seats with a central gangway, but still no steward.
    • None of which saved me from a hand down my trousers after I was hauled aside for a random check on the gangway leading to the aircraft.

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