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The deck at the forward part of a ship.
- ‘The easiest and safest passage to the foredeck is through the forward deck hatch.’
- ‘If forced to raft up alongside another vessel, walk across the foredecks, not through the cockpits.’
- ‘The foredeck, side decks and entire cockpit is molded as one component to avoid joints that can fail.’
- ‘They also share many of the drawbacks inherent in this class, including foredecks that could be a lot safer.’
- ‘A sail blows off the foredeck and a spinnaker drum jams so they can't jibe on the downwind leg.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.