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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 ?
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.
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.
The gangplanks would crash down on to the stage, then reverberate with the sound of drumming feet.
He said raising the gangplanks had been a difficult decision and encouraged campaigners to get involved in securing its future, with more donations, volunteers and trustees needed.
The prisoners were herded up the gangplanks like goats, so many of them that I couldn't even see the captain and Mrs Elsa and Mari any more.
On the wooden gangplanks, the heel can get caught between the slats.