What is another word for shipway?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈɪpwe͡ɪ] (IPA)

Shipway refers to a specialized landing area for vessels that require maintenance or repairs. Some synonyms for it include marine railways, dry docks, boat ramps, and slipways. A marine railway is a proposed alternative that lifts vessels out of the water for maintenance. In contrast, the dry dock provides a water-free area for repair work. A boat ramp or slipway refers to a gentle slope into water for launching and removing vessels. These synonyms come in handy when communicating with marine engineers, naval architects, shipyard operators, and ship owners. They help to accurately identify key infrastructure and maintenance facilities on waterways.

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What are the hypernyms for Shipway?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Shipway?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Shipway?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for shipway (as nouns)

Usage examples for Shipway

shipway is for sheep-way.
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