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weather deck

n.
A ship's deck that is open to the sky and exposed to the weather.

weath′er deck`


n.
(on a ship) exposed to the weather.
[1840–50]

weather deck

A deck having no overhead protection; uppermost deck.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.weather deck - upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck belowweather deck - upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck below
foredeck - the deck between the bridge and the forecastle
poop deck - an exposed partial weather deck on the stern superstructure of a ship
quarterdeck - the stern area of a ship's upper deck
topside - (usually plural) weather deck; the part of a ship's hull that is above the waterline
upper deck - a higher deck
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Release date- 02092019 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, secured a turnkey contract to deliver 4 shipsets of weather deck hydraulic operated folding hatch covers for 8 000 dwt coal carriers.
There was a weather deck below at 5,000' MSL but the planned block 20,000' to 24,000' was clear.
A case on Missouri's weather deck houses a priceless artifact that connected that day to events nearly a century earlier: the flag that flew from Commodore Matthew Perry's flagship in 1853 when he steamed into Tokyo Bay--then called Edo Bay--to force Japan to accept trade with the United States.
At the conclusion of the event, the president of the festival delivered the final words from the weather deck of Shabab Oman and his speech was broadcast live on the French National TV channel 3.
The horizontal boundary of a plate can be weather deck, mid-decks, inner bottom, and bottom or stringer decks.
The nearly 349-foot-long, 70-foot wide ship carries eight miles of metal-lined flexible pipe on five 35-foot tall spools mounted on the ship's weather deck. The specially-designed pipe is eight inches in diameter and is comprised of nine layers of protective materials.
The camber is the arch or slope from side-to-side of a vessel's weather deck for water drainage.
The pipes are arranged in four stacks of four high in a fully enclosed and inerted cargo house on the weather deck. The vessels will feature a dual fuel propulsion system with bow thruster.
"The conversion entails the construction of a garage on the weather deck which will increase the ships' car carrying capacity with approximately 70%," Eidsiva Rederi said.
"Humming electric winches dragged ammunition out of cargo holds far below the Belinda's waterline and lifted it to her weather deck. There it hung, sling-loads of all caliber, badly needed in the fight."