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deck light

noun, Nautical
1.
a skylight for a 'tween deck, built flush with the upper deck.
2.
any light for illuminating the deck of a ship.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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Examples for deck light
  • At the time of the incident, the deck light had been turned off by the boat's captain because the sun was coming up.
  • There was no indication, neither tactile nor flight deck light, that alerted the pilot that the event had occurred.

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