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Definition of Half-deck

Half-deck n. means: See Half deck, under Deck.

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Half-deck n. means: See Half deck, under Deck.

Meaning of Half-deck

Half-deck (n.) means: See Half deck, under Deck.

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Half (adv.): In an equal part or degree; in some pa/ appro/mating a half; partially; imperfectly; as, half-colored, half done, half-hearted, half persuaded, half conscious.

Half-deck (n.): See Half deck, under Deck.

Half (a.): Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half bushel; a half hour; a half dollar; a half view.

Cubbridge-head (n.): A bulkhead on the forecastle and half deck of a ship.

Half (a.): Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half; approximately a half, whether more or less; partial; imperfect; as, a half dream; half knowledge.

Quarter-deck (n.): That part of the upper deck abaft the mainmast, including the poop deck when there is one.

Spur (n.): A curved piece of timber serving as a half to support the deck where a whole beam can not be placed.

Poop (n.): A deck raised above the after part of a vessel; the hindmost or after part of a vessel's hull; also, a cabin covered by such a deck. See Poop deck, under Deck. See also Roundhouse.

Hatchway (n.): A square or oblong opening in a deck or floor, affording passage from one deck or story to another; the entrance to a cellar.

Companion (n.): A skylight on an upper deck with frames and sashes of various shapes, to admit light to a cabin or lower deck.

Gangway (v. i.): That part of the spar deck of a vessel on each side of the booms, from the quarter-deck to the forecastle; -- more properly termed the waist.

Deck (v.): The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks.

Deck (v. t.): To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.

Half-deck (n.): A shell of the genus Crepidula; a boat shell. See Boat shell.

Half-cracked (a.): Half-demented; half-witted.

Semirecondite (a.): Half hidden or half covered; said of the head of an insect when half covered by the shield of the thorax.

Squilgee (n.): Formerly, a small swab for drying a vessel's deck; now, a kind of scraper having a blade or edge of rubber or of leather, -- used for removing superfluous, water or other liquids, as from a vessel's deck after washing, from window panes, photographer's plates, etc.

Camber (n.): An upward convexity of a deck or other surface; as, she has a high camber (said of a vessel having an unusual convexity of deck).

Waist (n.): Hence, the middle part of other bodies; especially (Naut.), that part of a vessel's deck, bulwarks, etc., which is between the quarter-deck and the forecastle; the middle part of the ship.

Hemihedral (a.): Having half of the similar parts of a crystals, instead of all; consisting of half the planes which full symmetry would require, as when a cube has planes only on half of its eight solid angles, or one plane out of a pair on each of its edges; or as in the case of a tetrahedron, which is hemihedral to an octahedron, it being contained under four of the planes of an octahedron.

Wale (n.): Certain sets or strakes of the outside planking of a vessel; as, the main wales, or the strakes of planking under the port sills of the gun deck; channel wales, or those along the spar deck, etc.

Hemitrope (a.): Half turned round; half inverted; (Crystallog.) having a twinned structure.

Sagittary (n.): A centaur; a fabulous being, half man, half horse, armed with a bow and quiver.

Hippogriff (n.): A fabulous winged animal, half horse and half griffin.

Half-port (n.): One half of a shutter made in two parts for closing a porthole.

Half-and-half (n.): A mixture of two malt liquors, esp. porter and ale, in about equal parts.

Half blood (n.): A person whose father and mother are of different races; a half-breed.

Semiquartile (n.): An aspect of the planets when distant from each other the half of a quadrant, or forty-five degrees, or one sign and a half.

Faun (n.): A god of fields and shipherds, diddering little from the satyr. The fauns are usually represented as half goat and half man.

Minotaur (n.): A fabled monster, half man and half bull, confined in the labyrinth constructed by Daedalus in Crete.

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Meaning of Quarter deck

Quarter deck means: Originally, a smaller deck situated above the HALF-DECK (q.v.), covering about a quarter of the vessel. Obs. b. In later use: That part of the upper or spar-deck which extends between the stern and after-mast, and is used as a promenade by the superior officers or cabin-passengers

Meaning of RIGHT HALF

RIGHT HALF means: Right half is British slang for a number four in a deck of playing cards.

Meaning of Spar

Spar means: The spar deck extended from stem to to stern and rest above the main deck. It is usually devoid of guns but not always. Frigates typically would fill about half the spar with guns. This deck is not found on a merchant ship.

Meaning of Half Seas Over

Half Seas Over means: (1) The condition of a vessel stranded on a reef or a rock when the seas break over her deck. (2) Half drunk; incapacitated by drink.

Meaning of Main Deck

Main Deck means: (1) The uppermost complete deck. (2) Main (deck): This is the deck just below the spar deck on a man of war or the deck that rest between the poop and fore-castle on a merchant ship. The main deck will be the upper most deck on a man-o-war being with a full compliment of guns The guns on this deck are sometimes referred to as main-deckers. These means the guns rest on the main deck (if their is just one deck of guns, it is called the gun deck) and the spar deck acts as the ceiling. (not to be confused with Spanish Main)

Meaning of Main (deck)

Main (deck) means: This is the deck just below the spar deck on a man of war or the deck that rest between the poop and fore-castle on a merchant ship. The main deck will be the upper most deck on a man-o-war being with a full compliment of guns The guns on this deck are sometimes referred to as main-deckers. These means the guns rest on the main deck (if their is just one deck of guns, it is called the gun deck) and the spar deck acts as the ceiling. (not to be confused with Spanish Main)

Meaning of half, half a bar/half a sheet/half a nicker

half, half a bar/half a sheet/half a nicker means: ten shillings (10/-), from the 1900s, and to a lesser degree after decimalisation, fifty pence (50p), based on the earlier meanings of bar and sheet for a pound. Half is also used as a logical prefix for many slang words which mean a pound, to form a slang expresion for ten shillings and more recently fifty pence (50p), for example and most popularly, 'half a nicker', 'half a quid', etc. The use of the word 'half' alone to mean 50p seemingly never gaught on, unless anyone can confirm otherwise.

Meaning of Deck Gang

Deck Gang means: The officers and seamen comprising the deck department aboard ship. Also called deck crew, deck department, or just deck.

Meaning of DECK

DECK means: Deck is slang for to knock someone to the ground. Deck is slang for a package of illicit drugs.Deck is slang for a skateboard. Deck is slang for a surfboard.

Meaning of First Mate (Chief Mate)

First Mate (Chief Mate) means: Directly responsible for all deck operations (cargo storage and handling, deck maintenance deck supplies). Assigns and checks deck department overtime. Ship's medical officer.

Meaning of swift half

swift half means: n a half pint of beer, had swiftly before departing. Although quite often it’s not really that. You might propose having a swift half with some people after work, when in reality you know that it probably won’t be just one swift half, it’ll be sixteen swift halves like last Wednesday, when Ernie ended up breaking his arm and you had sex with that homeless person.

Meaning of HALF

HALF means: Half is British slang for half of a pound sterling, ten shillings, fifty pence.

Meaning of Girth

Girth means: The measurement around the body of a ship. The half girth is taken from the center line of the keel to the upper deck beam end.

Meaning of Foul Deck

Foul Deck means: A flight deck which is unsafe for landings. Either due to a crash, errant gear or personnel, or the condition of the deck surface.

Meaning of Middle Deck

Middle Deck means: The middle deck of guns when the ship of the line carried three decks of guns. If a middle deck existed the lower deck. obviously becomes the third deck of guns.

Meaning of charlie, half-charley

charlie, half-charley means: A house brick, or a half housebrick (half-charlie) Generally used when brick was used as a weapon e.g. "He threw a half-charlie at me!".

Meaning of Frigate

Frigate means: 1. In the 17th century, any warship built for speed and maneuverability. 2. In the 18th and early 19th centuries, a sailing warship with a single continuous gun deck, typically used for patrolling, blockading, etc., but not in line of battle. 3. In the second half of the 19th century, a type of warship combining sail and steam propulsion, typically of ironclad timber construction, with all guns on one deck. 4. In the 20th and 21st centuries, a warship, smaller than a destroyer, originally introduced during World War II as an anti-submarine vessel but now general-purpose.

Meaning of Turtleback Deck

Turtleback Deck means: A deck that has slight positive curvature when viewed in cross-section. The purpose of this curvature is usually to shed water, but in warships it also functions to make the deck more resistant to shells.

Meaning of Weather Deck

Weather Deck means: Any deck is that exposed to the weather, usually either the main deck or upper deck.

Meaning of Header

Header means: (1) A wind shift further forward relative to the boats direction or heading. (2) A bar or angle under a deck the same size as deck beams. It is used around stair openings in deck, small hatch openings, or at dead end of longitudinals.

Meaning of Half

Half means: In an equal part or degree; in some pa/ appro/mating a half; partially; imperfectly; as, half-colored, half done, half-hearted, half persuaded, half conscious.

Meaning of Half-deck

Half-deck means: See Half deck, under Deck.

Meaning of Half

Half means: Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half bushel; a half hour; a half dollar; a half view.

Meaning of Cubbridge-head

Cubbridge-head means: A bulkhead on the forecastle and half deck of a ship.

Meaning of Half

Half means: Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half; approximately a half, whether more or less; partial; imperfect; as, a half dream; half knowledge.

Meaning of Quarter-deck

Quarter-deck means: That part of the upper deck abaft the mainmast, including the poop deck when there is one.

Meaning of Spur

Spur means: A curved piece of timber serving as a half to support the deck where a whole beam can not be placed.

Meaning of Poop

Poop means: A deck raised above the after part of a vessel; the hindmost or after part of a vessel's hull; also, a cabin covered by such a deck. See Poop deck, under Deck. See also Roundhouse.

Meaning of Hatchway

Hatchway means: A square or oblong opening in a deck or floor, affording passage from one deck or story to another; the entrance to a cellar.

Meaning of Companion

Companion means: A skylight on an upper deck with frames and sashes of various shapes, to admit light to a cabin or lower deck.

Meaning of Gangway

Gangway means: That part of the spar deck of a vessel on each side of the booms, from the quarter-deck to the forecastle; -- more properly termed the waist.

Meaning of Deck

Deck means: The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks.

Meaning of Deck

Deck means: To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.

Meaning of Half-deck

Half-deck means: A shell of the genus Crepidula; a boat shell. See Boat shell.

Meaning of Half-cracked

Half-cracked means: Half-demented; half-witted.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Bannered

Bannered means: Furnished with, or bearing, banners.

Meaning of Minding

Minding means: of Mind

Meaning of Overclimb

Overclimb means: To climb over.

Meaning of Paterfamilias

Paterfamilias means: The head of a family; in a large sense, the proprietor of an estate; one who is his own master.

Meaning of Rosedrop

Rosedrop means: A kind of earring.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of SADIE AND MASIE

SADIE AND MASIE means: Sadie and Masie is slang for sado−masochism.

Meaning of chrome dome

chrome dome means: Noun. 1. A bald head. 2. A man with a bald head. Derog.

Meaning of tyke

tyke means: Noun. 1. A person from Yorkshire, England. 2. A mischevious person, used in good humour.

Meaning of piss-poor, pisspoor, pisspour

piss-poor, pisspoor, pisspour means: Of poor quality, terrible, shitty, Used as "ou did a piss-poor job on that essay, didn't ya?".

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