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deckhouse Syllabification: deck·house
Pronunciation: /ˈdekˌhous/

Definition of deckhouse in English:


A superstructure on the deck of a ship or boat, used primarily to house equipment or for storage, or (formerly) for accommodations.
Example sentences
  • The vessel is dual decked and the aluminium deckhouse is fitted aft of midship.
  • The vessel has an aluminium deckhouse with skippers cabin, CO2 room, casing, ventilation and Hi-press room.
  • Aluminum is used in hulls, deckhouses, and hatch covers of commercial ships, as well as in equipment items, such as ladders, railings, gratings, windows, and doors.
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