awning deck


awning deck
weather deck located at the top of a passenger ship (Nautical)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • awning deck — noun a deck at the top of a passenger ship • Syn: ↑hurricane deck, ↑hurricane roof, ↑promenade deck • Hypernyms: ↑deck • Part Holonyms: ↑passenger ship * * * n …   Useful english dictionary

  • awning deck — Naut. a weather deck supported on very light scantlings. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • Awning — Awn ing ([add]n [i^]ng), n. [Origin uncertain: cf. F. auvent awing, or Pers. [=a]wan, [=a]wang, anything suspended, or LG. havening a place sheltered from wind and weather, E. haven.] 1. A rooflike cover, usually of canvas, extended over or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • awning — [ôn′iŋ] n. [< ? MFr auvans, (pl. of auvent, a sloping roof < OProv amban, parapet of a fortification) + ING] a structure of canvas, metal, etc. extended before a window or door or over a patio, deck, etc. as a protection from the sun or… …   English World dictionary

  • Deck — Deck, im Schiffbau die einzelnen Plattformen, die den Schiffsraum der Höhe nach teilen zur Stauung der Ladung, Unterbringung der Wohnräume, Aufstellung der Geschütze u.s.w. Bei Handelsschiffen bezeichnet man die einzelnen Decks, von unten… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Awning — An awning is a secondary covering attached to the exterior wall of a building. It is typically composed of canvas woven of acrylic, cotton or polyester yarn, or vinyl laminated to polyester fabric that is stretched tightly over a light structure… …   Wikipedia

  • awning — /ˈɔnɪŋ / (say awning) noun 1. a roof like shelter of canvas, etc., before a window or door, over a deck, etc., as for protection from the sun. 2. → shop awning. 3. a shelter. {probably from French auvent penthouse (def. 4) …   Australian English dictionary

  • awning — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1582 a rooflike cover extending over or in front of a place (as over the deck or in front of a door or window) as a shelter • awninged adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • awning — awninged, adj. /aw ning/, n. 1. a rooflike shelter of canvas or other material extending over a doorway, from the top of a window, over a deck, etc., in order to provide protection, as from the sun. 2. a shelter. [1615 25; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • awning — noun a) A rooflike cover, usually of canvas, extended over or before any place as a shelter from the sun, rain, or wind. b) That part of the poop deck which is continued forward beyond the bulkhead of the cabin …   Wiktionary


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