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Noun slideway has 1 sense
  1. chute, slide, slideway, sloping trough - sloping channel through which things can descend
    --1 is a kind of gutter, trough
    --1 has parts: skid
    --1 has particulars: coal chute; water chute

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A slideway is a track or chute designed to allow objects to slide smoothly, usually in a specific direction. It provides a controlled surface to facilitate movement and decrease friction.

Parts of Speech:

  • Noun


  • Sense 1: A physical track or chute to enable smooth sliding motion.
  • Sense 2: In automotive industry, it refers to a part of the transmission system where gears slide to engage and disengage.


  1. Usage 1: The playground features a long and curvy slideway for children to enjoy.
  2. Usage 2: The machine relies on a slideway to move heavy objects from one end of the warehouse to the other.
  3. Usage 3: The mechanic repaired the worn-out slideway in the gearbox.

Sample Sentences:

  • The skater gracefully glided down the slideway at the ice rink.
  • During the amusement park ride, Sarah screamed with excitement as the cart sped down the steep slideway.
  • John had to replace the damaged slideway in his toolbox to ensure smooth opening and closing of the drawers.

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