Definition of foredeck in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːdɛk/


The deck at the forward part of a ship.
Example sentences
  • The easiest and safest passage to the foredeck is through the forward deck hatch.
  • A sail blows off the foredeck and a spinnaker drum jams so they can't jibe on the downwind leg.
  • The foredeck, side decks and entire cockpit is molded as one component to avoid joints that can fail.

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