fore·​deck | \ ˈfȯr-ˌdek How to pronounce foredeck (audio) \

Definition of foredeck

: the forepart of a ship's main deck

Examples of foredeck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Elsewhere, the foredeck sports sofas and another table for alfresco entertaining. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 16 June 2022 Its traditional-looking profile ends with a long open foredeck that includes a helipad. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 1 June 2022 Working out on the foredeck with the fjords as a backdrop. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 16 Apr. 2022 The five-decker sports a covered atrium on the foredeck that opens to reveal a hidden oasis. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 18 Mar. 2022 The foredeck can also be directly accessed from the owner’s suite. Richard Alban, Robb Report, 17 Sep. 2021 Its foredeck can even be used for driving practice with biodegradable golf balls. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 13 Aug. 2021 The foredeck, meanwhile, sports a helideck for a chopper that can support further exploration by air while providing transport to and from the vessel when needed. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 8 Apr. 2021 On the foredeck, the nearly 18,000-pound sphere seemed large and unwieldy, but the Triton is at home underwater, gliding with precision as Tomashov steers from a central console. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 24 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of foredeck

1565, in the meaning defined above

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3 Aug 2022

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“Foredeck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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