Definition of afterdeck in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈaftərˌdek/


An open deck toward the stern of a ship.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: af·ter·deck

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