half-deck


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half-deck

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a deck on an old ship of war that is situated below the upper deck and extends aft from the mainmast
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I opened the door, went to the half-deck, went up the central stairs.
A grinning small boy, in a small, bright-painted and half-decked skiff, sailed close in to the wall and let go his sheet to spill the wind.
That night, long after dark, the little, half-decked skiff sailed up the Oakland Estuary.
May often displays good decision-making when she is not calling general elections that cripple her party, reshuffling her cabinet like an overly stimulated child would a half-deck of cards, voluntarily drawing red negotiation lines that the EU readily uses against her, giving atrocious speeches, or giving even worse interviews.
To accelerate bridge construction and eliminate the need for conventional formwork between the bridge girders during the concrete bridge deck pour, precast, prestressed, half-deck panels are often used.
In addition, manufacturers who build trailers with half-deck ratings often do so with a two-point rigid load base specifically for the tire spacing, or hot spots, of large equipment and heavy machinery.
He set out alone on his 26ft half-deck boat from New Quay on Wednesday afternoon to go lobster fishing near Deer Island.
The press arrangement includes reconditioned Goss Metroliner mono units and half-decks (removed from the closed Los Angeles Times Valley plant), mono units and half-decks stacked on other mono units, a Goss Metrocolor tower (from the Daily Breeze, Torrance, Calif.), and two folders.
This experience, more than any other, deepened my esteem for her achievements for while she would have had to huddle beneath one of the half-decks, her skin raw with sores from wearing perpetually wet wool clothing, I remained warm and dry in my waterproof Gore-tex.
The plant has 30 units in a line of 20 half-decks and 10 mono units.