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foredeck

[fawr-dek, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌdɛk, ˈfoʊr-/
noun, Nautical
1.
the fore part of a weather deck, especially between a bridge house or superstructure and a forecastle superstructure.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; fore- + deck1
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Examples for foredeck
  • Drop anchor for a quick dip and perhaps you'll catch a fish for a foredeck barbecue.
  • The work will include repairing the stem, foredeck, and planking above the waterline alongside the foredeck.
  • Pole and line fishing vessel with live bait container on the foredeck.
  • If you open a foredeck hatch and let the fresh air flow through the boat this could be eliminated.
  • Air inlet cups will be mounted on the foredeck mast for collecting uncontaminated marine air.
British Dictionary definitions for foredeck

foredeck

/ˈfɔːˌdɛk/
noun
1.
(nautical) the deck between the bridge and the forecastle
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