between decks

adverb
be·​tween decks | \ bi-¦twēn-¦deks, bē- \

Definition of between decks

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: in the space on a ship between decks : belowdecks : below the main deck

between decks

noun plural but singular in construction
be·​tween decks | \ bi-ˈtwēn-ˌdeks, bē- \

Definition of between decks (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : the space belowdecks : the space below the main deck
2 : a deck below the main deck specifically : a raised deck in the hold of a cargo ship

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“Between decks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/between%20decks. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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