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deadlight

[′ded‚līt]
(naval architecture)
A strong plate or a cover with light-obstructing baffles fitted over ventilation ports or windows in stormy weather.
A strong glass or plastic window set in the deck or side of a ship to admit light.

fixed light, deadlight, fast sheet, stand sheet, fixed sash

A window or an area of a window which does not open; glazed directly in a fixed frame that does not open.
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The flyleaf describes Michael Atkinson, who lives on Long Island, as "a former film critic for The Village Voice" author of numerous essays and "hundreds of poems." Hemingway Deadlights is Atkinson's first novel; according to the Amazon.com page devoted to him.
The units are of steel portal frame construction under a pitched corrugated asbestos insulated roof with intermittent deadlights. The walls are of brick and insulated corrugated asbestos and the floors are concrete.
"But we do not accept the idea that enough water could have made it through even with four broken deadlights, to sink the ship.