spar deck


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spar deck

[′spar ‚dek]
(naval architecture)
A deck fitted from bow to stern on a superstructure having heavier scantlings than those under an awning deck.
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Hereafter no specimens of coral, live shells, or anything else that may produce a bad smell, will be taken below the spar deck, or into any of the rooms," Wilkes ordered early in the expedition.
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