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quar·ter·deck

 (kwôr′tər-dĕk′)
n.
The after part of the upper deck of a ship, usually reserved for officers.

quarterdeck

(ˈkwɔːtəˌdɛk)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical the after part of the weather deck of a ship, traditionally the deck on a naval vessel for official or ceremonial use

quar•ter•deck

(ˈkwɔr tərˌdɛk)

n.
the part of the weather deck of a vessel that runs from the midship area to the stern.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quarterdeck - the stern area of a ship's upper deckquarterdeck - the stern area of a ship's upper deck
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

quarterdeck

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quarterdeck

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References in classic literature ?
Playing whist by the cabin lamps when it is storming outside is pleasant; walking the quarterdeck in the moonlight is pleasant; smoking in the breezy foretop is pleasant when one is not afraid to go up there; but these are all feeble and commonplace compared with the joy of seeing people suffering the miseries of seasickness.
At one time I was climbing up the quarterdeck when the vessel's stem was in the sky; I was smoking a cigar and feeling passably comfortable.
The captain and the lieutenant mounted the quarterdeck.
The confined space of the little vessel's quarterdeck would lend itself to her cross-legged attitudes, and the blue sea would balance gently her characteristic immobility that seemed to hide thoughts as old and profound as itself.
After service in the US Navy and nearly a decade on Wall Street, Kutler founded Quarterdeck Investment Partners, Inc.
I was messenger on the quarterdeck with a chief petty officer who had hash marks [service stripes] on his sleeve up to his elbow.
Quarterdeck, an intriguing novel by Julian Stockwin, is the fifth book in the "Kydd Sea Adventure" series.
The project centers on an octagonal quarterdeck with an offshoot to one side for watchstanders.
It should have no impact (locally),'' said Jon Kutler, president of Quarterdeck Investment Partners, a Century City investment banking firm that focuses on defense and aerospace.
StarNine, based in Berkeley, California, was acquired by Quarterdeck Inc (now part of Symantec Corp) in September 1995, and then sold off again to Platinum Equity Holdings in January 1998.
If the World Wide Web was created to make the Internet easier to navigate, Larry Magid's Essential Internet is the answer to untangling what has become a very crowded and often intimidating World Wide Web," said Emerick Woods, Quarterdeck vice president and general manager of the Internet business unit.
said it has entered into an agreement with Quarterdeck Corp.