: a low passageway (as in a cave) that can be traversed only by crawling
Examples of crawlway in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe roughly four-mile crawlway is constructed with a specialized type of river rock, designed to hold up to 22 million pounds.
Jennifer Leman, Popular Mechanics, 17 Mar. 2022 To limit the amount of dust kicked up by the crawler—after all, dust is the enemy to any machine—a truck sprays water over the crawlway.
Jennifer Leman, Popular Mechanics, 17 Mar. 2022 In the first 5 years of operation, the railroad delivered 30,000 carloads of material to help construct the massive crawlway connecting the VAB to the launch pads, according to the Southeastern Railway Museum.
Jennifer Leman, Popular Mechanics, 17 June 2020
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