from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The surface of a ship's hull above the water line. Often used in the plural.
- n. The highest position of authority.
- adv. On or to the upper parts of a ship; on deck.
- adv. In a position of authority.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The side or part of something that is at the top.
- n. The surface of a ship’s hull that is above the water line.
- n. The structure and assembly of modules above the jacket or gravity base sub structure.
- n. The structure and assembly of modules on the deck of any floating installation.
- n. The outer side of a round of beef.
- adj. Above decks, such as on the weather deck or bridge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The top side; the upper part.
- n. Specifically, the upper part of a ship's sides; the side of a ship above the water-line: commonly in the plural.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (usually plural) weather deck; the part of a ship's hull that is above the waterline
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