weather deck

weather deck
noun Date: 1850 a deck having no overhead protection from the weather

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — (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 — A deck having no overhead protection; uppermost deck …   Military 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[1] 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

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