deadlight definition

  • noun:
    • Nautical A strong shutter or dish fastened over a ship's porthole or cabin screen in stormy weather condition.
    • Nautical A thick window set in a ship's part or deck.
    • A skylight built so that it can not be opened.
    • a good shutter fitted over a porthole etc. that can be closed in poor weather
    • a good shutter, meant to fit open ports and keep on water in a storm.
    • Nautical, a very good wood or metal shutter fastened over a cabin-window or port-hole in rough-weather to prevent water from entering.
    • A luminous appearance occasionally observed over putrescent animal systems.
    • a solid shutter over a ship's porthole that is closed in stormy weather

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