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
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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.
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.
To secure the blind, Simmons bolted wooden bases to the gunwale lips and the foredeck, which is also made of wood/fiberglass overlay.
Combining diesel electric and battery propulsion, these new 32m vessels will reduce environmental impact during the O&M period, and will have capacity to carry 20-ton of cargo on the foredeck to provide optimized logistics during the O&M period.
At Sea (2004-2007) shows three stages in the life of a freighter, from high-tech construction in South Korea to transoceanic passage (a city of varicolored containers crowding the foredeck of a vessel so big it looks like a landmass) to demolition, on a beach in Bangladesh, by skinny workers wielding hand tools, like ants taking apart a watermelon.
Samson sat at the controls of a Short Brothers-manufactured aircraft and took off from the foredeck of the battleship HMS Hibernia.
They are loud and greedy, and when he can, he takes his evening meal out to the foredeck and sits watching the silver tips of the waves break against the hull, or the slant of the seabirds across the horizon.
The coast guard published photos of the submerged ship resting awkwardly on a sandbank, its foredeck protruding up out of the water.
The deck was then washed down and scrubbed, and about 20 dogs at a time were allowed on the foredeck in the afternoon sun if the crew were not doing maintenance work.
Slightly vulnerable in the event of grounding so they carry spare propeller blades on the foredeck.