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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
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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SHIPSHAPE: TS Maybe at Albert Dock; and, below, TTE apprentices building a gangway for the ship
A council report said: "In general most away supporters who visit Everton either do not stand or do not stand in gangways. However this is not the case for Manchester United.
Regarding Liverpool FC, the report said: "In general terms, whilst the issue of standing of away supporters (and home supporters at certain games) occurs on a regular basis by a number of teams, the issue of standing in gangways had remained limited to Manchester United; until the 2011/12 season."