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A short, houselike structure on the upper deck of a ship.


(Nautical Terms) a houselike cabin on the deck of a ship



n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
an enclosed structure on the weather deck of a vessel.


[ˈdekhaʊs] N (deckhouses (pl)) [ˈdekˌhaʊzɪz]camareta f alta
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A week of buffeting a tempestuous and relentless sea; a week of seasickness and deserted cabins; of lonely quarterdecks drenched with spray--spray so ambitious that it even coated the smokestacks thick with a white crust of salt to their very tops; a week of shivering in the shelter of the lifeboats and deckhouses by day and blowing suffocating "clouds" and boisterously performing at dominoes in the smoking room at night.
The sticks were jerked out of her, deckhouses splintered to match-wood, rails ripped off, and, after the worst had passed, the covering boards began to go.
He said that in his watch he had been sheltering behind the deckhouse, as there was a rain storm, when he saw a tall, thin man, who was not like any of the crew, come up the companionway, and go along the deck forward and disappear.
Guidance and surveillance will involve EADS Cassidian's TRS-4D active array radar, which will mount 4 fixed 'faces' divided between the 2 deckhouses.
Ford turned out hot steak-and-egg sandwiches, making sure that sailors standing watch up on the deckhouses or down in the sweltering engine spaces got theirs specially delivered.
gt;> Decked out: Peer inside the galley, carpenter's workshop and deckhouses where the crewmen slept.
The Navy has had a troubled history with aluminum deckhouses on steel hulls.
In these ships the smoking room and a ladies' upper cabin or deck saloon, are both housed in deckhouses on the promenade deck.
40) Dutch barges were unmatched when it came to comfort, as travellers could relax in the deckhouses, smoking a pipe while snacks and drinks were served.
For rapid construction of naval structures, like ship deckhouses, 3-D printing a rapid prototyping technique was utilized to develop a new snap fit joint pultrusion die.
By way of contrast, a surface ship can easily grow extra deckhouses.