deck fitting

deck fitting

[′dek ‚fid·iŋ]
(naval architecture)
A fitting where a pipeline penetrates the deck to maintain watertightness.
Any fitting attached to the deck.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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