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Radar

Radar – Acronym for Radio Detection And Ranging. An electronic system designed to transmit radio signals and receive reflected images of those signals from a “target” in order to determine the bearing and distance to the “target”.

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Rebate

Rebate – A groove cut in wood to form part of a joint.

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Rabbet

Rabbet  – A groove cut in wood to form part of a joint.

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Quayside

Quayside –  Refers to the dock or platform used to fasten a vessel.

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Quarterdeck

Quarterdeck – The aftermost deck of a warship. In the age of sail, the quarterdeck was the preserve of the ship’s officers.

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