coaming definition

  • noun:
    • Nautical an elevated rim or border around an opening, as in a ship's deck, designed to keep completely liquid.
    • On a boat, the straight side of above-deck frameworks, including the advisor roofing, hatch, and seat.
    • an increasing frame, built to deflect or avoid entry of liquid, around an opening (e.g., a hatch or skylight) in an appartment surface, like a roof or deck.
    • Nautical, one of the raised borders or edges of the hatches, made to prevent water on deck from working here.
    • a raised framework around a hatchway on a ship to keep water out

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