well deck
noun Date: 1888 a space on the weather deck of a ship lying at a lower level between a raised forecastle or poop and the bridge superstructure

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  • well-deck — [wɛldɛk] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; mot angl., de well « puits », et deck « pont (de navire) ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Techn. Navire de commerce comportant une superstructure reliant le château et la dunette …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • well deck — noun Etymology: well (I) : a space on the weather deck of a ship lying at a lower level between a raised forecastle or poop and the bridge superstructure * * * well deck noun A part of the upper deck of a ship enclosed fore and aft by the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Well deck — A well deck or well dock is a hangar like deck located at the waterline in the stern of some amphibious assault ships. By taking on water the ship can lower its stern, flooding the well deck and allowing boats and amphibious landing craft to dock …   Wikipedia

  • well deck — noun A sunken deck between the forecastle and the poop …   Wiktionary

  • well deck — noun an open space on the main deck of a ship, lying at a lower level between the forecastle and poop …   English new terms dictionary

  • well-deck — …   Useful english 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

  • Deck (Schiffbau) — Blick auf Sonnen und Pooldeck eines modernen Kreuzfahrtschiffes (2010) Deck (Schiffsdeck) bezeichnet im Sinn von „Abdeckung“ zunächst den oberen horizontalen Abschluss des Schiffsrumpfs (Hauptdeck, auch Oberdeck), in der Folge aber auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • well-decked — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌdekt adjective : having a well deck a well decked ship …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deck stains — are exterior wood coatings that are used primarily for the protection and enhancement of exterior decking. Deck Stains are also known as: Deck Sealers, Deck Coatings, Deck Finishes, and Deck Paints. Deck stain s sealing abilities will protect the …   Wikipedia

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