- weather deck
- A deck having no overhead protection; uppermost deck.
Military dictionary. 2000.
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weather deck — noun upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck below • Syn: ↑shelter deck • Hypernyms: ↑upper deck • Hyponyms: ↑poop deck, ↑topside • Part Meronyms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
weather deck — noun Date: 1850 a deck having no overhead protection from the weather … New Collegiate Dictionary
weather deck — (on a ship) the uppermost continuous deck exposed to the weather. [1840 50] * * * … Universalium
weather deck — weath′er deck n. naut. (on a ship) exposed to the weather • Etymology: 1840–50 … From formal English to slang
weather deck — /ˈwɛðə dɛk/ (say wedhuh dek) noun a ship s deck which is exposed to the weather … Australian English dictionary
weather deck — noun A deck having no overhead protection; uppermost deck. (FM 55 501) … Wiktionary
weather deck — n. outdoor deck on a cruise ship … English contemporary dictionary
weather deck — Uppermost continuous deck and having no overhead protection having watertight openings … Dictionary of automotive terms
weather — [weth′ər] n. [ME weder < OE, akin to ON vethr, Ger wetter < IE base * we , * awe , to blow > WIND2, OSlav vedro, fair weather] 1. the general condition of the atmosphere at a particular time and place, with regard to the temperature,… … English World dictionary
Deck (ship) — For other uses, see Deck. A deck is a permanent covering over a compartment or a hull of a ship. On a boat or ship, the primary deck is the horizontal structure which forms the roof for the hull, which both strengthens the hull and serves as… … Wikipedia