noun Date: 1693 the extreme forward lower compartment or tank usually used for trimming or storage in a ship

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  • forepeak — [fôr′pēk΄] n. the part of a ship s interior in the angle of the bow …   English World dictionary

  • forepeak — /fawr peek , fohr /, n. Naut. the extreme forward part of the interior of a hull (opposed to afterpeak). [1685 95; FORE + PEAK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • forepeak — noun The part of the hold of a ship within the angle of the bow …   Wiktionary

  • forepeak — n. forward section of a ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forepeak — noun the front end of the hold in the angle of the bows of a ship …   English new terms dictionary

  • forepeak — /ˈfɔpik/ (say fawpeek) noun the part of the hold in the angle formed by the bow of a ship …   Australian English dictionary

  • forepeak — n. Naut. the end of the forehold in the angle of the bows …   Useful english dictionary

  • forepeak bulkhead — The foremost main transverse watertight bulkhead designed to keep water out of the forward hold in case of bow collision damage. Also called collision bulkhead …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • форпик — ФОРПИК, ФОРПИК, а; м. [англ. forepeak] Мор. Крайний носовой отсек судна, где обычно размещают цистерну для водяного балласта. * * * форпик (англ. forepeak, голл. voorpiek), крайний носовой отсек судна, где обычно размещается цистерна для водяного …   Энциклопедический словарь

  • Berth — The term berth is used to describe a bed on a boat or train, or a location in a port or harbour used specifically for mooring vessels while not at sea (or as a verb to describe bringing a vessel alongside to berth ), or for describing playoff… …   Wikipedia

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