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gangway

1. an opening in a ship's side to take a gangplank
2. Chiefly US a ramp for logs leading into a sawmill

gangway

[′gaŋ‚wā]
(mining engineering)
A principal underground haulage road.
A passageway into or out of an underground mine.
(naval architecture)
An opening in the rail or bulwarks of a ship through which one can enter or leave it.

gangway

1. A platform or boardwalk erected over an unfinished building section to provide access for men and materials carriers.
2. British term for aisle.
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Next to the ISO07061, offshore gangways are also certified against man-riding crane standards.
The five gangways are each 46-feet-long, providing access from the 64-foot-high glass elevator tower and three stair towers with the ship's hangar deck, flight decks and lower deck.
I politely told her I could not drive the bus with the trolley blocking the gangway and asked that she take it off and wait for the next bus, which I knew would be less than ten minutes at the most.
The South Carolina-based manufacturer of ladders and loading and unloading equipment faced a difficult one when the bronze bushings in some of its gangways kept cracking and breaking.
Eight foot gangways and pendant lighting give the food hall less of a functional feel.
Beyond that, are the single-storey workshops with their north-facing monitor lights and wide separating access gangways which are flooded with light from continuous curved transparent roofs.
Care must be exercised to add necessary flotation under gangways, transformers, equipment, or other applied loads to keep the freeboard constant with the required live load capacity.
Thanks to its articulated architecture, it sports wide carbodies and inter-circulation gangways, as well as a continuous low floor.
Tenders are invited for Rrc For Maintenance Of Gangways For A Period Of Two Years
Liverpool council's licensing committee yesterday agreed two seats at either end of each row will be left empty in the hope of creating more space for fans and stopping them standing in the gangways during games.
Join us Twitter @ The club says the Manchester United fans constantly stand in the gangways running from the back of the stand to the touchline, raising potentially serious safety issues.