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Definitions of deck

  1. be beautiful to look at; " Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
  2. decorate; " deck the halls with holly"
  3. knock down with force; " He decked his opponent"
  4. any of various floor- like platforms built into a vessel
  5. ( slang) a packet of narcotics
  6. a porch that resembles the deck on a ship
  7. a pack of 52 playing cards
  8. street name for a packet of illegal drugs
  9. To cover; to overspread.
  10. To dress, as the person; to clothe; especially, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance; to array; to adorn; to embellish.
  11. To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
  12. 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.
  13. The upper part or top of a mansard roof or curb roof when made nearly flat.
  14. The roof of a passenger car.
  15. A pack or set of playing cards.
  16. A heap or store.
  17. A main aeroplane surface, esp. of a biplane or multiplane.
  18. A platform serving as a floor for a section of ship, and as a covering for the space below; the floor of an airplane; a pack of playing cards.
  19. To put finery or ornaments on; adorn.
  20. To cover: to clothe: to adorn: to furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
  21. A covering: the floor or covering of a ship.
  22. Floor of a ship.
  23. To clothe; adorn.
  24. To dress elegantly; adorn; decorate.
  25. To put a deck on.
  26. A platform or floor across a vessel; the space between two such platforms.
  27. A car- roof.
  28. A pack of playing - cards.
  29. Fit for a deck; on deck. The quarter- deck, that above the upper deck, reaching forward from the stern to the gangway. The half- deck, the under part of the quarter- deck. To clear the decks, to prepare for action.
  30. The plank flooring of a ship.
  31. A pack of cards piled regularly on each other. To sweep the decks, to win all the stakes.
  32. To cover; to clothe; to adorn; to furnish a vessel with a deck.
  33. The planked flooring of a ship- large ships having several decks; a pack of cards piled regularly on each other.
  34. To adorn; to clothe or dress with great care; to furnish with a deck.
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Quotes of deck

  1. I have friends who remember seeing fish hauled onto a boat's deck and beaten to death. – Casey Affleck
  2. Dennis Conner is Pete Rose in deck shoes. – Dave Anderson
  3. On the 17th of May, the Delos put out to sea. I was immediately affected with sea -sickness, which, however, lasted but a short time. I remained on deck constantly, forcing myself to exercise. – John James Audubon
  4. Lennon was not very fond of me. Lennon didn't like to be around somebody else who was likely to be the center of attention and didn't like being on deck with somebody who was intellectually as hot as he was. – Peter Fonda
  5. I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck fighting for the future. – Van Jones
  6. I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck – Ann Landers
  7. There's a lot of peer pressure to not do positive stories out of Iraq... I think there's a sense that the administration got a pass during the hot days of war and now that the war is over it's time to even out the deck somewhat. – Jerry Nachman
  8. I just love the feeling from the fans and when I'm walking on deck I can hear people screaming and wishing you the best. That puts you into the game more than anything. – David Ortiz
  9. Fate was dealing from the bottom of the deck – S. J. Perelman
  10. I slept just floating in the middle of the flight deck the upper deck of the space shuttle. – Sally Ride
  11. I wouldn't even get elected. I'd probably deck a couple of people, too which would not play very well with the national media. – Tim Robbins
  12. Don't you think you're just rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic? – William Vickrey

Usage examples for deck

  1. He looked down at the motionless figure on the deck – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. That walk on the deck was the first of many, and it soon became evident to Ormond that he was rapidly becoming his old self again. – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  3. While he was forward the young lady came on deck – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. Men were seen on the deck – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  5. On deck again, Mr. Passford? – Fighting for the Right by Oliver Optic
  6. As the hour grew late, only the watch on deck together with the officer in charge, remained above; that is except Ralph, who found everything interesting. – Ralph Granger's Fortunes by William Perry Brown
  7. Come up on deck and I'll tell you. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  8. The hold is all one great store- room, no deck above the vessel's floor except the main deck – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  9. Reginald kissed her and set her down on the deck – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  10. At last they reached the deck once more. – The Red Rat's Daughter by Guy Boothby
  11. " I am entirely satisfied with your story," said the officer, when they returned to the deck – Marcy The Blockade Runner by Harry Castlemon
  12. " There are twenty men on deck to tell the story," replied the captain. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  13. Now let us go on deck – Looking Seaward Again by Walter Runciman
  14. And then Panek got up and left the observation deck – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  15. " I won't come on deck I went on. – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  16. I slept that night on deck – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  17. Alan leaped over the ruin of the steps and down upon the car deck – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
  18. Life- lines were fitted to facilitate a safe passage on deck – Coming of Age: 1939-1946 by John Cox
  19. Make sure that none of the women come on deck – The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers by Ensign Robert L. Drake
  20. You offered me the place of deck hand! – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic

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