Associations to the word «Deck»

Wiktionary

DECK, noun. Any flat surface that can be walked on: a balcony; a porch; a raised patio; a flat rooftop.
DECK, noun. (nautical) The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks.
DECK, noun. (aviation) A main aeroplane surface, especially of a biplane or multiplane.
DECK, noun. A pack or set of playing cards.
DECK, noun. A set of slides for a presentation.
DECK, noun. (obsolete) A heap or store.
DECK, verb. (uncommon) To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
DECK, verb. (informal) To knock someone to the floor, especially with a single punch.
DECK, verb. (transitive) (sometimes with out) To dress (someone) up, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance
DECK, verb. (transitive) (with out) To decorate (something).
DECK, verb. To cover; to overspread.
DECK BRIDGE, noun. (railway) A bridge which carries the track upon the upper chords; distinguished from a through bridge, which carries the track upon the lower chords, between the girders.
DECK CHAIR, noun. A folding chair in which a wooden frame supports a length of canvas; traditionally used on the beach or onboard a liner.
DECK CHAIRS, noun. Plural of deck chair
DECK FLOOR, noun. (architecture) A floor which also serves as a roof, as of a belfry or balcony.
DECK GRIP, noun. (surfing) Rubber non-slip pads glued to the top of a surfboard to stand on.
DECK HOOK, noun. A horizontal knee or frame in the bow of a ship, on which the forward part of the deck rests.
DECK OUT, verb. (transitive) To decorate (something).
DECK OUT, verb. (transitive) To dress (someone) in fancy clothes.
DECK ROOF, noun. (architecture) A nearly flat roof that is not surmounted by parapet walls.
DECK SHOE, noun. A boat shoe
DECK SHOES, noun. Plural of deck shoe

Dictionary definition

DECK, noun. Any of various platforms built into a vessel.
DECK, noun. Street name for a packet of illegal drugs.
DECK, noun. A pack of 52 playing cards.
DECK, noun. A porch that resembles the deck on a ship.
DECK, verb. Be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere".
DECK, verb. Decorate; "deck the halls with holly".
DECK, verb. Knock down with force; "He decked his opponent".

Wise words

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