hatchway


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hatchway

1. an opening in the deck of a vessel to provide access below
2. a similar opening in a wall, floor, ceiling, or roof, usually fitted with a lid or door

roof hatch

A hinged panel unit, providing a weathertight means of access to a roof.
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Ahmed Al Khuzaie, chairman of Hatchway Entertainment.
But, when he is dismissed and told to keep his hatchway closed when he has boys in his boat,
It's an open aluminum ladder with a single handrail extending eighteen feet down into the car's hatchway.
2 -- color) The pilot sits in the downed Cessna 402's hatchway Wednesday as investigators ask about the circumstances of his forced landing.
Fugard and Hilferty have co-helmed the piece with tasteful simplicity, and the latter's set design of a merchant ship deck and hatchway, with its coiled mooring ropes, is backed by a hazy wall of dusty books, a visual metaphor for the power of words.
A sailor - an Englishman - leapt out of the hatchway with a piece of chalk and drew a little circle round her where she stood.
These persons entered the rail car in El Paso through an unlocked top hatchway at approximately 7 a.
Ernestine Beaulefoy's tale is a "Tragedy": she throws herself down a hatchway in a sweatshop after being physically molested by her "lascivious, brutal, and gloating" boss, and the narrator applauds her action:
The method allows building owners to create customized artwork for elevator hatchway doors, metal panels, and signage, with a variety of colors and optical effects.
Moreover, Israel, who earlier forbore, on principle, to harm the British king, is now shown dropping a granade into a hatchway "with such faultless precision" that "more than twenty men were instantly killed: nearly forty wounded" (p.
At the base of the main hatchway is the galley area on one side and navigation table, both for easy access to the deck.