Hamilton Felix let himself off at the thirteenth level of the Department of Finance, mounted a slideway to the left, and stepped off the strip.
It was, in effect, a wide, brightly lighted street, with a high ceiling and with slideways down the middle. Shops and restaurants lined it. The slideways curved up and away in the distance, for the corridor curved completely around the Station.
As the slideway whisked him gently along the corridor toward his apartment, Jorj was thinking of his spaceship.
Bill stepped from the slideway at the nearest elevator while the old man and his voice vanished into the vapour, and…began flipping furiously through his Floor Plan.
The slideways were too slow for her. She bounded along them.
From the space port Hetzel rode a slideway to the Traveler’s Hotel.
Most ship pilots are like slideway operators nowadays.
The Ultiman’s own intricate system of slideways is open to all humans free of charge.
Now it’s a colossal mausoleum, but is there a force-field ramp in the place? A slideway? A gravitic lift?—No, just these steps.
Mahoney arced off the slideway, over the barrier and into the machine shop’s entrance.
There was a slideway leading from the office to the bright splotch which was the open, seaward end of the building.
The men at either elbow guided him to the slower edge-strip of the slideway and onto the sidewalk.
Little vehicular traffic: in fact, little sign of anyone else on the streets. Lunzie presumed that most people used the underground walkways and slideways she and Zebara had used their two previous meetings.
Lunzie presumed that most people used the underground walkways and slideways she and Zebara had used their previous two meetings.
His shoulders twitched, but he moved across the slideway traffic that way.
Every small temperature regulator, every security camera, every air fan and water regulator and slideway and tube car…every machine in Luna is in a sense a part of my body.
For many hours they had crawled through some conduits and once had to wade through a sewer to get onto a fast-moving slideway.
R. Heinlein 'Beyond This Horizon'
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