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escape hatch

n
a means of escape in an emergency, esp from a submarine
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Noun1.escape hatch - hatchway that provides a means of escape in an emergency
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
hatchway, scuttle, opening - an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
pigboat, submarine, U-boat, sub - a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
Translations

escape hatch

n (in submarine, space rocket) → portello di sicurezza
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'This simply means that withdrawal is not an escape hatch for any public official of a State party who withdraws his country from the ICC on the mistaken belief that this would shield him from prosecution under the Rome Statute,' she said.
Pressure was mounting to find an escape hatch from the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government, cutting scattered services and leaving hundreds of thousands of workers without pay.
Weinstein could use the Asia episode as an escape hatch (he already has), and convincingly argue that the real victims were party to the crime, hence should be treated as criminals.
The previous year a man who said he thought the emergency escape handle was a handrail was given 10 days' detention and a second passenger was given a similar sentence for opening an escape hatch while waiting to board a flight at Nanjing airport.
Over four days, the Russian Navy used four different diving bells and submersibles to try to attach to the escape hatch without success.
James Liddell, a seemingly average teenage boy in Vermont, has an escape hatch. He writes stories in the form of letters he never intends to send.
PM Benjamin Netanyahu said that direct negotiations, without preconditions, are the best way to reach a final agreement and that "any other attempt only makes peace more remote and gives the Palestinians an escape hatch to avoid confronting the root of the conflict".
Netanyahu rejected the French attempts at resuming peace talks, calling them an "(http://news.trust.org/item/20160515094831-8p7ou) escape hatch " that will avoid recognizing Israel as the "nation state of the Jewish people."
They have only seven games to find the escape hatch and Charnley (below) admitted: "We appreciate that at the present time, football results and not financial results are what our supporters want to see from us.
He clambered down an embankment, pulled open an escape hatch on the roof and helped get the women out.