shelter deck

shelter deck
noun
upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck below
Syn: ↑weather deck
Hypernyms: ↑upper deck
Hyponyms: ↑poop deck, ↑topside
Part Meronyms: ↑foredeck, ↑quarterdeck

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noun
: a continuous deck of light construction above the principal deck of a ship and usually covering a full-length superstructure or space not permanently closed against the weather — see deck illustration

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Naut.
1. a weather deck covering a space not considered fully watertight.
2. the 'tween deck beneath this.
[1910-15]

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