sun deck

or sun·deck


noun

a raised, open area, as a roof, terrace, or ship's deck, that is exposed to the sun.

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Origin of sun deck

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for sun deck

sun deck

noun

an upper open deck on a passenger ship
US, Australian and NZ a balcony or deck attached to a house, originally used for sunbathing
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