Definition of Topsides

1. Noun. (plural of topside) ¹



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Definition of Topsides

1. topside [n] - See also: topside

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Topsides

toppy
toppyup
tops
tops'l
tops(p)
tops-and-bottoms
tops it off
tops up
topsail
topsails
topscorer
topscorers
topside
topsider
topsiders
topsides (current term)
topsite
topsites
topsman
topsmen
topsoil
topsoiled
topsoiling
topsoils
topspin
topspinning
topspins
topspun
topstitch
topstitched

Literary usage of Topsides

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Institution of Engineers in Scotland with which is (1867)
"But the most serious cases had been topsides, and especially in steamers in the ... His experience went in favour of the opinion that the topsides were more ..."

2. A Directory for the North Atlantic Ocean, Comprising Instructions, General by Alexander George Findlay (1895)
"Ample elevation from the deck, in order to raise the Compass above the level of the topsides and adjacent deck-beams, is one of the chief conditions for ..."

3. Ship-building in Iron and Wood by Andrew Murray, Robert Murray, Augustin Francis Bullock Creuze (1863)
"The best practical lesson upon the subject, and the most direct proof of the want of strength of iron- vessels at the topsides, if constructed without ..."

4. Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects by Royal Institution of Naval Architects (1867)
"Without some such limiting ratio, if the topsides were too heavy for the under-water works, it would be necessary to ballast the ship before launching her. ..."

5. On the Stowage of Ships and Their Cargoes: With Information Regarding by Robert White Stevens (1871)
"Heat sent into a cargo through the decks and topsides is sometimes ... 617 Previous to every voyage, the topsides of a vessel and the wales should be tried, ..."

6. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"It is obvious that the lower edge of the strake above will be the shape of the top of the next strake and so on till the topsides are lini-hed. ..."

7. The Britannica Year Book by Hugh Chisholm (1913)
"... and no topsides, so that the silhouette ofthe TBD, the unprotected cruiser, the battle cruiser and the battleship herself have the same general features ..."

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