foredeck


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fore·deck

 (fôr′dĕk′)
n.
The forward part of the deck of a ship, usually the main deck.

foredeck

(ˈfɔːˌdɛk)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical the deck between the bridge and the forecastle
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Noun1.foredeck - the deck between the bridge and the forecastle
deck - any of various platforms built into a vessel
shelter deck, weather deck - upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck below
Translations

foredeck

[ˈfɔːrdɛk] n [ship] → pont m avant

foredeck

nVor(der)deck nt
References in classic literature ?
Their carriages, emblazoned with coronets and heaped with shining imperials, were on the foredeck, locked in with a dozen more such vehicles: it was difficult to pass in and out amongst them; and the poor inmates of the fore-cabin had scarcely any space for locomotion.
The foredeck of the flybridge offers another area that can be configured as one likes at the yacht owner's disposal, with the possibility to create a spa area with whirlpool tub.
The sleek and sporty yacht also offers many special features, including a heli-landing platform, on both the foredeck and the aft deck, a large tender garage and dedicated equipment stowage, providing plenty of space for a large selection of water toys.
A total of 70 partly or fully preserved Chian amphorae were recovered, which raised the number of amphorae stowed under the foredeck of the ship's hold to 99.
His eldest son comes to spend a few hours with him on the foredeck, knowing his father could be away not just for months, but for years.
Caption: Composite supports for foredeck and gunnels, with 12-gallon fuel tank forward.
At the same moment, a massive wave lifted the Borie's bow high above U-405 and brought it down on the sub's foredeck. There was no scraping of metal, nothing to alert the below-decks crew to what had just happened.
John Harrison aged 104, sits on the foredeck of HMS Belfast
Because it's sailing at such a heel, happily the water's off the foredeck pretty quickly before it gets back to the cockpit.
He was on the foredeck of the 70ft yacht changing a sail when washed away on Saturday.