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forepeak

[fawr-peek, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌpik, ˈfoʊr-/
noun, Nautical
1.
the extreme forward part of the interior of a hull (opposed to afterpeak).
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; fore- + peak1
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  • Directly astern of the forepeak tank were two fuel tanks, known as the deep fuel tanks.
British Dictionary definitions for forepeak

forepeak

/ˈfɔːˌpiːk/
noun
1.
(nautical) the interior part of a vessel that is furthest forward
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