spar deck

noun Nautical.
the upper deck of a vessel, extending from stem to stern.
Compare main deck.


Origin:
1560–70

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The topside of the cargo ship had to be fitted with a metal grid, a so-called spar deck, to hold the containers.
Temporary quarters were fitted up sumptuously for them aft on the spar deck.
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