Definition of spar deck in English:

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spar deck


The light upper deck of a vessel.
Example sentences
  • She was on the spar deck, wrapped securely in her coat.
  • The Newcastle and Leander were a good match in size and, as they had fully gunned spar decks, were more heavily armed.
  • Trinidad's uppermost ‘gun deck’ are classified as spar decks, by virtue of being a ‘fill-in’ between the forecastle and quarter decks.
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