Quarterdeck definition

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The after part of the upper deck of a ship, usually reserved for officers.
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The after part of the upper deck of a ship, usually reserved for officers.
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(u.s. navy) The part of the upper deck of a ship reserved for official ceremonies and as the station of the officer of the deck in port.
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(Quarterdeck Corporation, Marina del Rey, CA) A pioneering software company, founded in 1983, that offered a variety of utilities, diagnostics, connectivity and Internet products for the PC and Macintosh. In the 1980s, with its popular QEMM and DESQview programs, Quarterdeck was the first software company to offer a serious, alternate operating environment for the DOS PC. In 1999, Quarterdeck was acquired and assimilated by Symantec.
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(nautical) The aft part of the upper deck of a ship; normally reserved for officers.
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Noun

Singular:
quarterdeck
Plural:
quarterdecks