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gang·plank

 (găng′plăngk′)
n.
A board or ramp used as a removable footway between a ship and a pier. Also called gangway.

[From gang, way (obsolete and dialectal).]

gangplank

(ˈɡæŋˌplæŋk) ,

gangway

or

gangboard

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a portable bridge for boarding and leaving a vessel at dockside

gang•plank

(ˈgæŋˌplæŋk)

n.
a flat plank or small movable bridgelike structure for use by persons boarding or leaving a ship at a pier.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gangplank - a temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at docksidegangplank - a temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside
footbridge, overcrossing, pedestrian bridge - a bridge designed for pedestrians
Translations
مَعْبَر إنْزال
lodní lávka
landgangsbro
stég
landgöngubrú
prietiltis
traps
iskele tahtası

gangplank

[ˈgæŋplæŋk] N (Naut) → plancha f

gangplank

[ˈgæŋplæŋk] npasserelle fgang rape nviol m collectif

gangplank

nLaufplanke f, → Landungssteg m

gangplank

[ˈgæŋˌplæŋk] npasserella

gangplank

(ˈgӕŋplӕŋk) noun
(also ˈgangway) a movable bridge by which to get on or off a boat.
References in classic literature ?
Some took him to the office and then to the ship, where he will not go aboard but halt at shore end of gangplank, and ask that the captain come to him.
He was in no friendly mood, when just at full tide, the thin man came up the gangplank again and asked to see where his box had been stowed.
He suddenly raised his eyes, but while she was preparing to rush up to him, they withdrew the gangplank.
In fact, an hour earlier, as the Makambo's anchor was heaving out and while Captain Kellar was descending the port gangplank, Michael was coming on board through a starboard port-hole.
Members of the Regiment Saintonge, which portrays French troops from the period, will provide a "Guard" at the entry and exit gangplanks of the ship during public visit hours.
HOMELESS people living on gangplanks 30ft above the River Clyde have been evicted.
The attacker controls a great number of hosts on Internet and instructs them to send ICMP ECHO packets(IP addresses in the packet are false) to a set of hosts that are taken as gangplanks.
Huge foghorns would bellow out at the likes of Swan Hunter's Wallsend shipyard and thousands of workers would scramble across gangplanks as they rushed home.
Also moored to these docks are permanent residences - inventively designed houseboats reminiscent of Tom Hanks' digs in ``Sleepless in Seattle,'' with residents scurrying down gangplanks with sacks of groceries.