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ship·way

 (shĭp′wā′)
n.
1. The structure supporting a ship during construction or in dry dock.

shipway

(ˈʃɪpˌweɪ)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) the structure on which a vessel is built, then launched
2. (Nautical Terms) a canal used by ships

ship•way

(ˈʃɪpˌweɪ)

n.
1. the structure that supports a ship being built.
2. a canal navigable by ships.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shipway - structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired
shipyard - a workplace where ships are built or repaired
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
2.shipway - a canal large enough for seagoing vesselsshipway - a canal large enough for seagoing vessels
canal - long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
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The figure, revealed by agents Shipways which has taken data from a network of 300 estate agent branches, outstrips the UK average.
Mrs Godfrey, who worked in property sales for Shipways estate agents in Leamington, has joined Hawkesford as a sales negotiator and Mrs Bradley will handle sales administration.
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One of those apartments is now on sale at a pounds 370,000 guide price, through the Knowle office of Shipways.
It is equipped with eight 1,000 ton capacity shipways connected to a single shipway and a 205 meter long, 45 meter wide and eight meter deep graving dock.
Set in communal landscaped gardens, this superb apartment with great views over Edgbaston and Birmingham is for sale through Shipways at PS140,000.
Ian Simmonds, area director at estate agent Shipways, said successes like bringing in Deutsche Bank and Skanska offices were boosting the city market.
Stephanie Slater was a 25-year-old sales consultant for Shipways Estate Agents in Great Barr, Birmingham.
Shipways, of Newdegate Street, organised the event at the George Eliot Hotel in Abbey Street.
The house is for sale at PS200,000 through Shipways on 0121 427 3264.
The Shipways data also showed West Midlands average property prices rose five per cent across the month, by PS6,397 to PS143,773 - the highest price since 2010.
Shipways has launched an autumn sale featuring lots of properties that have been reduced in price, from committed sellers around the area.