Definition of topside in English:
The upper part of a ship’s side, above the waterline.
- Such a person is saying ‘naval architect’, because the person realises that he or she is working with a ship's sides and keels and topsides, but that ships do not have what people would normally see as being walls and a roof.
- Modifications to the hull included increasing the freeboard amidships and flaring the topsides to widen the beam at the weatherdeck.
- They often tell you to tie to cruiseship dock which has big black tires that leave smudge marks on your topsides, so use lots of fenders and try to get to the north part of the dock, sheltered behind the terminal building.
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On or toward the upper decks of a ship: we stayed topside
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- Other external departures from tradition include an aperture sight as standard, with the provision for readily mounting other sights and devices topside.
- I didn't think it would be that much of a risk to send a couple of fighters topside to scout out the situation.
- He became aware the men topside were watching them.
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