third deck


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n third deck the deck below the main deck
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In literature:

The Frenchmen had not yielded till more than a third of their number lay dead or desperately wounded on her decks.
"James Braithwaite, the Supercargo" by W.H.G. Kingston
The British crew, unable to open the eight lower-deck starboard ports from the third abaft, blew them off.
"True Blue" by W.H.G. Kingston
It was the third mate's watch on deck.
"My First Voyage to Southern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
They were, therefore, on the third day after the arrival of the brig, brought up on deck.
"At Aboukir and Acre" by George Alfred Henty
By this time, the third lieutenant was restored to sufficient health to resume the deck.
"Captain Canot" by Brantz Mayer
The third one landed on the after-part of the stranger's deck-house.
"Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers" by H. Irving Hancock
We were then able to trust about a third at a time on deck, to enable us to clean out the hold.
"My First Cruise" by W.H.G. Kingston
The third class travellers have the forward deck, with piles of luggage to lounge upon.
"Down the Rhine" by Oliver Optic
The admiral had lost a third of his force, who lay dead on the deck, or on the shifting sands beneath the yellow tide.
"Sea-Dogs All!" by Tom Bevan
The third mast above the deck; the uppermost before the days of royals and flying kites.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth

In poetry:

The third ship drove towards the north,
Over the sea, the darkening sea,
But no breath of wind came forth,
And the decks shone frostily.
"The North Ship" by Philip Larkin

In news:

I've just completed my third seven-day cruise in the last three years, but it was my first opportunity to go below deck and see the onboard laundry operations.
The tarps that cover most of the third deck at the Coliseum won't be lifted for Tuesday night's game, or any game the A's might play in the American League Division Series, the team announced Monday.
An Oakland Raiders game took a tragic turn Thursday night when a man apparently jumped from the third deck at the Oakland Coliseum , a spokesman for the sheriff's office said.
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says that if the Oakland Athletics advance to the American League championship series the tarps that cover the seats on third deck of the team's stadium will be removed.
Officials have said the resident apparently planned to eat the animal and was burning off its fur on a third-floor deck at the ClearView Apartments in Ottawa County's Holland Township when the fire broke out Oct 10.
Oakland police Officer Kevin McDonald says the man fell from the third deck on to the concrete of the lower concourse at about 5:30 pm, shortly after kickoff.
Fan jumps from third deck at Coliseum.
As the third skateboard exhibition this year (that I'm aware of), Full Deck: A Short History of Skate Art opening this Sunday, October 7th, clearly demonstrates its movement from outsider art to fine art.
A Raiders fan is in serious condition this morning after apparently falling 50 feet from the third deck of the Coliseum to the lower concourse.
American Aviation completes third King Air flight deck retrofit .
American Aviation of Brooksville, Florida, has completed its third Alliant Integrated Flight Deck retrofit in a Beechcraft King Air 200.

In science:

A third possible regime is a “cloud deck” dominated by large grains, which produces a linear cut at a given height in the transmission spectrum.
The prevalence of dust on the exoplanet HD 189733b from Hubble and Spitzer observations