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Definition of the noun afterdeck
What does afterdeck mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: afterdecks
- a deck abaft of midships
Alternative definition of the noun afterdeck
- [nautical] The part of a ship's deck from amidships toward the stern
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Afterdeck
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Sea 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 ...
Human Love (2013)
A Novel by Andre Makine
The levelof the cargo boats afterdeck is a fewfeet above the water.We lay out thebodyalong the steel gunwale, then rise upright above him, only able tohonor him by standing clumsily to attention thus, among passengers who lie, sit, and stand.
Vacation 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 ...
Knowledge Encyclopedia (2013)
Flag of the King and ATLANTIC OCEAN Queen of Spain, NORTH H, W Columbus's sponsors AMERICA ,~ '4,a-e'ésdd AFRICA SOUTH AMERICA Afterdeck and aftcastle The open space above the quarterdeck was known as the afterdeck.
by Oxford University Press
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The 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 ...
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 ...
Collins 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, ...
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HMAS Leeuwin afterdeck - Townsville Port 5MB
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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