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Hatch

A gateway or cover for a divide between decks of a ship. See also: International trade.
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The deal between Hatchway Entertainment and Carrefour Hypermarkets will allow the latest formats of media products to be available for the consumers in the Kingdom with release dates being in line with the international markets.
When the compost is done, open the hatchway and turn the barrel so the door is open at the bottom.
Firefighters smashed a padlock on the hatchway leading into the triangular stone enclosure to reach the girl, who was stuck in a narrow gully.
They were long in doubt," says Crabbe's narrator about the jury, but since Peter "faced the matter out" they let him go with only the admonition to keep his hatchway closed (112-15).
A hip rig could also snag coming up through the narrow hatchway out of the turret, but a 1911A1 held tight against the midline of the body would slide right through.
Better do some more, Sis," called her brother, Neil, from the hatchway.
He nervously climbed through the Concorde hatchway and started getting things ready for his first flight in charge of operations.
When his home in Duke Street was searched a further pounds 1,670 cash was found and the keys were used to open the locked hatchway to his cellar.
Four days later he went into the bathroom and hanged himself from the same attic hatchway, using a piece of wood as a strut as Miss Lee did.
Miscreants were, according to the artist, "confined to an octagonal block house, defended by a single sentinel on the roof or upper deck, through which a small hatchway gave access to a ladder communicating with one common room" holding prisoners.