Definition of afterdeck in English:


Syllabification: af·ter·deck
Pronunciation: /ˈaftərˌdek


  • An open deck toward the stern of a ship.
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    • The remotely operated mine disposal vehicle launch and recovery area is on the afterdeck which is equipped with two cranes.
    • Two missile systems are installed on the action station guard supports on the afterdeck ready for immediate deployment.
    • A number of exercises were executed, including dropping the winchman on the afterdeck, transferring lifeboat crew to the helicopter, and a stretcher exercise.

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