- companionwaysN-COUNTA companionway is a staircase or ladder that leads from one deck to another on a ship.
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companionway — n. 1. a stairway or ladder that leads from one deck to another on a ship. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
companionway — ► NOUN ▪ a set of steps leading from a ship s deck down to a cabin or lower deck. ORIGIN from obsolete Dutch kompanje quarterdeck … English terms dictionary
companionway — [kəm pan′yənwā΄] n. [ COMPANION2 + WAY] a stairway leading from one deck of a ship to another … English World dictionary
Companionway — For other uses, see Companion (disambiguation). The companionway to the orlop deck of the Norwegian full rigged ship Sørlandet In the architecture of a ship, a companion or companionway is a raised and windowed hatchway in the ship s deck, with a … Wikipedia
companionway — noun Etymology: 3companion Date: 1822 a ship s stairway from one deck to another … New Collegiate Dictionary
companionway — /keuhm pan yeuhn way /, n. Naut. 1. a stair or ladder within the hull of a vessel. 2. the space occupied by this stair or ladder. [1830 40; COMPANION2 + WAY] * * * … Universalium
companionway — noun a staircase or ladder from one deck to another on a ship … Wiktionary
companionway — com|pan|ion|way [kəmˈpænjənweı] n technical the steps going from one ↑deck (=level) of a ship to another deck … Dictionary of contemporary English
companionway — stairs from upper deck of ship to lower deck Nautical Terms … Phrontistery dictionary
companionway — n. stairway from the deck to the cabins (on a ship) … English contemporary dictionary