flight deck


: the uppermost complete deck of an aircraft carrier
: the forward compartment in some airplanes

Examples of flight deck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Underneath a United States flag at the far end of the flight deck was the sprayer: Shiny blue, roughly the shape and size of a spotlight, with a ring of tiny steel nozzles around its three-foot-wide mouth. Christopher Flavelle Ian C. Bates, New York Times, 2 Apr. 2024 This is the third time Boeing has failed to disclose a flight deck feature to 737 MAX pilots. Kris Van Cleave, CBS News, 4 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for flight deck 

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of flight deck was in 1924

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“Flight deck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flight%20deck. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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