hatchway :

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  • n  an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship

  • Echoing up through the hatchway, I could hear voices shouting and the sounds of helicopter and diesel-automotive engines.
  • The testimony of the Marine corporal, Greenwood, places Wellard with Hornblower near the hatchway, and both Marine Captain Whiting and Lieut.
  • He had spoken, not from the stand, but from a hatchway 20 feet away.
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  • Explosion partly sinks Indian naval sub
    NEW DELHI -- Indian naval divers on Wednesday afternoon opened the main hatchway of a stricken, Russian-made Indian submarine that caught fire, blew up and sank at dock earlier in the day in one of the worst naval accidents in Indian history.
    Aug. 15, 2013 - Pioneer Press

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