lower deck

lower deck
a) The deck of a ship immediately above the hold
b) Those members of a ships company who are not officers.

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  • lower-deck — lowˈer deck adjective Of or relating to the lower deck • • • Main Entry: ↑low …   Useful english dictionary

  • lower deck — noun the deck below the main deck • Syn: ↑third deck • Hypernyms: ↑deck …   Useful english dictionary

  • lower deck — /loh euhr/, Naut. 1. the lowermost deck in a hull having two or three decks. 2. the deck next above the lowermost, or orlop, deck in a hull having four or more decks. [1700 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • lower deck — /loʊə ˈdɛk/ (say lohuh dek) noun 1. Nautical the deck below a main deck. 2. Navy junior sailors collectively …   Australian-English dictionary

  • lower deck — noun 1》 the deck of a ship immediately above the hold. 2》 the petty officers and crew of a ship …   English new terms dictionary

  • lower deck — lowest level of a boat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Deck (ship) — For other uses, see Deck. A deck is a permanent covering over a compartment or a hull[1] of a ship. On a boat or ship, the primary deck is the horizontal structure which forms the roof for the hull, which both strengthens the hull and serves as… …   Wikipedia

  • deck — deck1 [ dek ] noun count ** ▸ 1 part of ship you walk on ▸ 2 level of vehicle/stadium ▸ 3 wood floor behind house ▸ 4 set of cards for games ▸ 5 tape deck/cassette deck ▸ 6 for records ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) the outside top part of a ship that you can… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deck — I UK [dek] / US noun [countable] Word forms deck : singular deck plural decks ** 1) the outside top part of a ship that you can walk on on deck: A lot of passengers were sitting up on deck. below deck(s) (= inside and at a lower level than the… …   English dictionary

  • deck — 1 noun (C) 1 the outside top level of a ship that you can walk on: on deck: Let s go up on deck and sit in the sun. | above/below deck(s): Peter stayed below decks. 2 one of the levels on a ship or bus: lower/upper deck (=on a ship): Our cabin is …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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