the of a vessel behind the bridge house or midship section.
He looked a fellow the Doctor might require, so I marked him down when he settled near a hatch on the afterdeck.
The Sea and the Jungle H. M. Tomlinson
There he could see through the dim pane of the door, gaining a view of the afterdeck.
Ruth Fielding Homeward Bound Alice B. Emerson
He could see a masthead light, her red light (with glasses), and a “glare of white lights on her afterdeck.”
Loss of the Steamship ‘Titanic’ British Government
It contracted as he watched into bulging muscular rings and withdrew from the afterdeck.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930 Various
The missionaries kept close to their cabins during the whole “flu” visitation, only appearing now and then on the afterdeck.
Adventures in Swaziland Owen Rowe O’Neil
Captain Job stood on the afterdeck, constantly shouting new orders.
The Black Buccaneer Stephen W. Meader
I lay in a steamer chair on the afterdeck, scanning the heavens for the Southern Cross.
A Woman’s Impression of the Philippines Mary H. (Mary Helen) Fee
There was a deck house amidships, with steps leading up from the afterdeck.
Owen Clancy’s Happy Trail Burt L. Standish
The streets, up which I could see from the afterdeck, looked dirty and the houses shabby.
The English in the West Indies James Anthony Froude
For hours we sat upon a beam athwart the afterdeck, in silence drinking in the strange phenomenon.
Across China on Foot Edwin Dingle
(nautical) the unprotected deck behind the bridge of a ship
immediately following dinner: an after-dinner speech. Contemporary Examples Or at least, there was a magician to provide the after-dinner entertainment. A Magical Merger? Kim Masters February 3, 2010 A school classroom suddenly seems like an after-dinner speech. Redford Takes on Rahm in the Furious Blur of ‘Chicagoland’ Tim Teeman March 5, 2014 Last night’s after-dinner […]
a delayed ; an that follows at some interval the stimulus that produces it. Medicine/Medical. a result appearing the first due to an agent, usually a drug, has gone. noun any result occurring some time after its cause (med) any delayed response to a stimulus or agent Compare side effect (psychol) any illusory sensation caused […]
- After fact
something that actually exists; reality; truth: Your fears have no basis in fact. something known to exist or to have happened: Space travel is now a fact. a truth known by actual experience or observation; something known to be true: Scientists gather facts about plant growth. something said to be true or supposed to have […]
the frequently seen in the sky sunset; afterlight. a second or secondary , as in heated metal before it ceases to become incandescent. the pleasant remembrance of a past experience, glory, etc.: She basked in the afterglow of her stage triumph. (def 3). Contemporary Examples In the afterglow of the Arab Spring, Randall Lane polls […]