Gangway definitions

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Gangway is defined as a phrase used to clear a walkway through a crowded area.

An example of gangway is what security would say at a concert where medical personnel need to get through.

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The definition of a gangway is a passage way.

An example of gangway is the landing used by passengers to board or exit ships.

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A narrow passageway, as of boards laid on the ground.
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The main level of a mine.
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A passage along either side of a ship's upper deck.
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An opening in the bulwark of a ship through which passengers may board.
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The aisle that divides the front and rear seating sections of the House of Commons.
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An aisle between seating sections, as in a theater.
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Used to clear a passage through a crowded area.
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A passageway for entering, leaving, or going past.
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A main level in a mine.
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An incline for logs, leading up to a sawmill.
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A passageway between rows of seats; aisle; specif., in the House of Commons, the aisle separating frontbenchers from backbenchers.
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An opening in a vessel's bulwarks or railing that allows passage on or off.
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Make room; clear the way.
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A passageway through which to enter or leave, such as one between seating areas in an auditorium, or between two buildings.
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An articulating bridge or ramp, such as from land to a dock or a ship.
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A temporary passageway, such as one made of planks.
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(UK) An aisle.
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(nautical) A passage along either side of a ship's upper deck.
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(nautical) A passage through the side of a ship or though a railing through which the ship may be boarded.
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(agricultural) An earthen and plank ramp leading from the stable yard into the upper storey or mow of a dairy barn.
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(to a crowd) Make way! Clear a path!
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Origin of gangway

From Middle English, from Old English gangweg (“passageway, thoroughfare”), equivalant to gang +‎ way. Related to Dutch gang (“hallway”) and Norwegian gang (“hallway”).