slideway

noun
slide·​way | \ ˈslīd-ˌwā How to pronounce slideway (audio) \

Definition of slideway

: a way along which something slides

First Known Use of slideway

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Slideway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slideway. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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