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accommodation ladder

ac·com·mo·da·tion lad·der
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kom-uh-dey-shuh n lad-er]
    • /əˌkɒm əˈdeɪ ʃən ˈlæd ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kom-uh-dey-shuh n lad-er]
    • /əˌkɒm əˈdeɪ ʃən ˈlæd ər/

Definitions of accommodation ladder words

  • noun accommodation ladder a flight of stairs or a ladder for lowering over the side of a ship for access to and from a small boat, pier, etc 3
  • noun accommodation ladder a portable set of steps held in place temporarily along a ship's side for access to or from a small boat or pier 3
  • noun accommodation ladder a portable flight of steps, usually having a small platform at each end, suspended at the side of a vessel to give access to and from boats alongside. 1
  • noun accommodation ladder (nautical) a flight of stairs or a ladder for lowering over the side of a ship for access to and from a small boat. 0

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Origin of accommodation ladder

First appearance:

before 1760
One of the 46% newest English words
First recorded in 1760-70

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Parts of speech for Accommodation ladder

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

accommodation ladder popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for accommodation ladder

noun accommodation ladder

  • companion ladder — a ladder that allows sailors to move up and down between the decks of the ship

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