Definition of afterdeck in English:


Translate afterdeck into Spanish


  • An open deck toward the stern of a ship.

    ‘The remotely operated mine disposal vehicle launch and recovery area is on the afterdeck which is equipped with two cranes.’
    • ‘Two missile systems are installed on the action station guard supports on the afterdeck ready for immediate deployment.’
    • ‘A number of exercises were executed, including dropping the winchman on the afterdeck, transferring lifeboat crew to the helicopter, and a stretcher exercise.’
    • ‘This line leads to the stern, where the first part of the ship to come into view is the afterdeck.’
    • ‘Smoking is restricted to an equipment room but new regulations mean smoking will only be allowed on the exposed afterdeck.’



/ˈaftərˌdek/ /ˈæftərˌdɛk/