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Definition of the noun afterdeck

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noun - plural: afterdecks

  1. a deck abaft of midships
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: deck = any of various platforms built into a vessel
    • part: fantail = an overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship

Alternative definition of the noun afterdeck


  1. [nautical] The part of a ship's deck from amidships toward the stern

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Google previewWildfowl and Wildfowl Shooting with Shotgun and Punt Gun (2016)

by Ralph Payne-Gallwey

A rather short afterdeck is an advantage in a doublehanded gunningpunt, as, by lengthening the cockpit, it bestows plenty of room on board, and—a most important matter—allows the puntsman, when stalking fowl, to lie well aft in the punt.

Google previewVacation of a Lifetime (2015)

by Brenda Sue

The AFTERDECK is the deck behind a ship's bridge. The person who works the aft sails on the quarterdeck and poop deck is called Afterguard. AMIDSHIPS is midway between the BOW and the STERN of a ship. A BACKSTAY extends from ...

Google previewSea Kayaking (2015)

The Classic Manual for Touring, from Day Trips to Major Expeditions by John Dowd

The afterdeck is a tempting place to deposit your treasures, since it is the area least swept by the sea, but it is also the place where you are least likely to notice equipment breaking free. Some people carry rucksacks or specially modified deck ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

r afterdeck BR 'q.ftodak, -s AM 'aeftor dek, -S afterglow BR 'q.ftoglots, -Z AM 'aeftor glots, ...

Google previewFenno-Ugric Vocabulary (1977)

An Etymological Dictionary of the Uralic Languages by Björn Collinder

afterdeck, stern, rear (of a vehicle) | os pyr being behind something; the room behind ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

afterdeck .quarterdeck . Dalek, Palekh . fartlek . Chichimec .Olmec .redneck . breakneck .V-neck .bottleneck . swan-neck . roughneck .rubberneck . halterneck .leatherneck .turtleneck . henpeck .kopek . shipwreck .

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms: 2000 Essential Terms for Sailors and Powerboaters (Revised Edition) (1998)

by John Rousmaniere

cabin is a cabin at or near the stern, the afterbody the hull near the stern, the afterdeck the deck near the stern, the spinnaker afterguy a control on a spinnaker pole that leads aft (in contrast to the foreguy, which leads to the ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

wardroom 09 afterdeck, chart room, crosstree, crow's nest, forecabin, gangplank, lower deck, radio room, stanchion, starboard, stateroom, waterline 10boiler room, engineroom,figurehead, flight deck, forecastle, pilot house, stabilizer 11chain ...

Google previewCollins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)

by Rosalind Fergusson

sun deck, roughneck, Uzbek,Dub ek, Lübeck, gooseneck, *Zapotec, Janá ek, ChiangKaishek, afterdeck, neckandneck, leatherneck, demisec, turtleneck, nervous wreck,discotheque, Beiderbecke, biotech, bottleneck, bodycheck, quarterdeck, ...

Google previewBilingual dictionary of legal and business terms (2000)

by Veronique Bodoutchian-Sáiz

Afterdeck, deck Cubierto adj. Covered Cubierto por contrato Under contract Cubo para basura Garbage can Cubrir v. Cover; be completed for Cubrir los gastos Underwriting the expenses Cubrirse Hedge (v.) Cuenca Amazónica Amazon ...

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HMAS Leeuwin in Townsville

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Scrabble value of A1F4T1E1R1D2E1C3K5

The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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