Definition of through-deck in US English:

through-deck

noun

  • A deck, especially a flight deck, which runs the full length of a ship.

adjective

  • That incorporates a through-deck.

adjective

  • Of a fitting, component, etc.: that passes through the deck.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Times. From through- + deck<br>late 19th century. From through + deck.

Pronunciation

through-deck

/ˈθruːdɛk/