noun Date: 1835 the part of a deck abaft amidships

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • afterdeck — [af′tərdek΄, äf′tərdek΄] n. the part of a ship s deck between the midships section and the stern …   English World dictionary

  • Afterdeck — An afterdeck is the part of a ship s deck toward the stern …   Wikipedia

  • afterdeck — /af teuhr dek , ahf /, n. Naut. the weather deck of a vessel behind the bridge house or midship section. [1895 1900; AFTER + DECK] * * * …   Universalium

  • afterdeck — noun The part of a ships deck from amidships toward the stern …   Wiktionary

  • afterdeck — deck behind a ship s bridge Nautical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • afterdeck — n. stern, back deck on a ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • afterdeck — noun an open deck toward the stern of a ship …   English new terms dictionary

  • afterdeck — af•ter•deck [[t]ˈæf tərˌdɛk, ˈɑf [/t]] n. naut. navig. the weather deck of a vessel behind the bridge house or midship section • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • afterdeck — /ˈaftədɛk/ (say ahftuhdek) noun the weather deck abaft the midship house …   Australian English dictionary

  • afterdeck — noun a deck abaft of midships • Hypernyms: ↑deck • Part Meronyms: ↑fantail …   Useful english dictionary

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