- n structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired
- The ponderous slipway has been checked and greased.
- Paul Watson in The Canberra Times
The Yushin Maru No. 1 was transferring the whale up the slipway and we were trying to block that transfer and the Yushin Maru No. 2 just shot right in front of us,Mr Watson said, speaking via satellite phone. "I couldn't move to starboard...