Definition of Hatchway

1. Noun. An entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship.

Exact synonyms: Opening, Scuttle
Generic synonyms: Entrance, Entranceway, Entree, Entry, Entryway
Specialized synonyms: Escape Hatch
Terms within: Hatch
Derivative terms: Open



Definition of Hatchway

1. n. A square or oblong opening in a deck or floor, affording passage from one deck or story to another; the entrance to a cellar.

Definition of Hatchway

1. Noun. A means of passing through a wall or floor, having a hatch (especially on a ship); a doorway with a hatch rather than a door ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hatchway

1. an opening in the deck of a ship [n -WAYS]

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Literary usage of Hatchway

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Estee's Pleadings, Practice, and Forms: Adapted to Actions and Special by Morris March Estee, Charles Theodore Boone (1898)
"That the hatchway on the [second] story of the said building was then, by the negligence of the defendant, left open, and not in any manner protected. IV. ..."

2. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"In this arrangement it is evident that all beams, both at and clear of the hatchway, receive equal support. The girders may be placed clear of the hatchway ..."

3. The Building Law of the City of Boston: Being Acts of 1907, Chapter 550, as by Boston, Charles Stanhope Damrell (1919)
"No hatchway cover shall be used as a thoroughfare or passage unless the elevator is of the sidewalk type. If there is a vertical lifting hatch cover, ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debatesby Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1821)
"From the- manner that the hatchway was open, and all the doors below, ... Have you any personal knowledge that the hatchway and the doors were always open ? ..."

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