Definition of Topside

1. Noun. (usually plural) weather deck; the part of a ship's hull that is above the waterline.

Group relationships: Ship
Generic synonyms: Shelter Deck, Weather Deck
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Topside

1. Noun. (nautical) the surface of a ship’s hull that is above the water line ¹

2. Noun. (construction) the structure and assembly of modules above the jacket or gravity base sub structure. ¹

3. Noun. (construction) the structure and assembly of modules on the deck of any floating installation. ¹

4. Noun. (British Australia NZ) the outer side of a round of beef ¹

5. Adjective. (nautical) Above decks, such as on the weather deck or bridge. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Topside

1. the upper portion of a ship [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Topside

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

Literary usage of Topside

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1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"topside Galah !" Piga, An't please the, a current English vulgarism. It is usually explained as a corruption of "an't please the pyx," understanding thereby ..."

2. A Parody Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1904)
"And there was no more use for him to be sayin' " Higher ! " topside GALAH! Anonymous. ... see — topside Galah ! ... alia same gong — topside Galah ! ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1874)
""topside-galow!" remainder of the piece. The moral, it will be noticed, is by the Pigeon-English translator. MORAL. VV. SIMPSON. ..."

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