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lower deck

[loh-er] /ˈloʊ ər/
noun, Nautical
1.
the lowermost deck in a hull having two or three decks.
2.
the deck next above the lowermost, or orlop, deck in a hull having four or more decks.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10
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Examples from the web for lower deck
  • The lower deck crowd you refer to failed to integrate into the party because they could not accept our line.
  • Guests can open the picture windows on the climate-controlled lower deck, or enjoy the covered open-air upper deck.
  • Pick a stateroom that's close to midship and on a lower deck if you're highly susceptible to seasickness.
  • Boats in the fleet have a covered lower deck and open top deck.
  • The lower deck contains the dining area, and the boat is enclosed and climate-controlled, with two open-air upper decks.
  • The boat has an upper observation deck and an enclosed lower deck.
  • The heated or air-conditioned lower deck is a comfortable alternative.
  • If the weather is too chilly, guests can enjoy the one and one half hour cruise in the climate controlled lower deck.
  • The yacht offers two decks: a climate-controlled lower deck with picture windows and a covered, open-air upper deck.
  • The lower deck of this hotel can be used for fishing.
British Dictionary definitions for lower deck

lower deck

noun
1.
the deck of a ship situated immediately above the hold
2.
(informal) the petty officers and seamen of a ship collectively
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