Definition of Shelter deck

1. Noun. Upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck below.

Exact synonyms: Weather Deck
Terms within: Foredeck, Quarterdeck
Specialized synonyms: Poop Deck, Topside
Generic synonyms: Upper Deck



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shelter Deck

shelllike
shellpad
shellproof
shells
shellshock
shellshocked
shellsuit
shellsuited
shellsuits
shellwork
shellworks
shelly
shelta
sheltas
shelter
shelter deck (current term)
shelter dog
shelter dogs
shelter tent
shelterbelt
shelterbelts
sheltered
sheltered workshop
sheltered workshops
shelterer
shelterers
sheltering
shelterless
sheltermate
sheltermates

Literary usage of Shelter deck

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

1. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"(c) If the openings in the shelter deck are wider than the half- beam at that point, the addition to the assumed length of erections is to be ..."

2. Steel Ships: Their Construction and Maintenance : a Manual for Shipbuilders by Thomas Walton (1908)
"... and Spar Deck and Awning Deck — Raised Quarter Deck Vessels — Maximum Stress — Partial Awning Deck, shelter deck, Well Deck, Shade Deck Vessels, etc. ..."

3. Principles of Ocean Transportation by Emory Richard Johnson, Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1918)
"Shelter-deck vessels, 39. Four-deckers and larger vessels, 39. Shade-deck vessels, 41. Turret vessels, 42. Trunk steamers, 42. Whale-back steamers, 42. ..."

4. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"G. Three decks: shelter deck (s); upper deck (u); lower deck (Z), with center-line bulkhead to upper deck; continuous expansion trunks (b) between lower and ..."

5. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1908)
"A shade or shelter deck, as fitted in passenger vessels which trade in the tropics, ... A shelter deck, as now commonly adopted in large vessels, ..."

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