Definition of Landing deck

1. Noun. The upper deck of an aircraft carrier; used as a runway.

Exact synonyms: Flight Deck
Group relationships: Aircraft Carrier, Attack Aircraft Carrier, Carrier, Flattop
Generic synonyms: Deck



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landing Deck

landgrabbers
landgrabs
landgrave
landgraves
landgraviate
landgraviates
landgravine
landgravines
landholder
landholders
landholding
landholdings
landing
landing approach
landing craft
landing deck (current term)
landing field
landing flap
landing gear
landing net
landing page
landing pages
landing party
landing place
landing ship
landing skids
landing stage
landing strips
landing vehicle tracked

Literary usage of Landing deck

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1. Seven Firefights in Vietnam by John A. Cash (1985)
"HELICOPTER landing deck MEDICAL AID BOAT more open terrain, Company C on the left in a field of high grass and cane and Company A on the right in a dry rice ..."

2. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne (1874)
"This boat is built diagonally, of two timbers or floors, and is provided with HI i. thicknesses of elm plank, without a landing-deck and mast forward. ..."

3. Ancient and Modern Light-houses by David Porter Heap (1888)
"... without timbers or floors, and was provided with a landing-deck and mast forward. This deck and the gunwale were covered with rough rope matting, ..."

4. Vostok Station: Point of Impact by Kerry Plowright (2005)
"Beneath the landing deck and inside a busy office of valves pumps and hydraulics, Aviation Boatswain's Mate Kenneth Martin of the USS Clinton, looked at the ..."

5. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"I could see the landing deck, and I let out a deep breath that had been held inside ever since the first drop. As the roller coaster came to a halt, ..."

6. Manual of Military Aviation by Hollis Leroy Müller (1917)
"An aircraft hangar ship should have an extensive launching and landing deck; hangar space for housing aircraft; machine, metal, wood, and fabric shops for ..."

7. Manual of Military Aviation by Hollis Leroy Müller (1917)
"An aircraft hangar ship should have an extensive launching and landing deck; hangar space for housing aircraft; machine, metal, wood, and fabric shops for ..."

8. Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive by United States Congress. Senate (1874)
"... Lam is built diagonally of two thicknesses of elm-plank, without timbers or floor, and is provided in the bow with a landing- deck and stake. ..."

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