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deck 1

 (dĕk)
n.
1. A platform extending horizontally from one side of a ship to the other.
2.
a. A platform or surface likened to a ship's deck.
b. An unroofed platform, typically with a railing, that adjoins a building or is built on a rooftop.
c. The roadway of a bridge or an elevated freeway.
3. The piece of hard material, usually wood or composite, to which the frames housing the wheels are attached on a skateboard or landboard.
4.
a. A pack of playing cards.
b. A group of data processing cards.
c. A digital file containing slides for a presentation.
5. A tape deck.
tr.v. decked, deck·ing, decks
1. To furnish with or as if with a deck.
2. Slang To knock down: He decked his sparring partner.
Idioms:
clear the deck Informal
To prepare for action.
hit the deck Slang
1. To get out of bed.
2. To fall or drop to a prone position.
3. To prepare for action.
on deck
1. On hand; present.
2. Sports Waiting to take one's turn, especially as a batter in baseball.

[Middle English dekke, from Middle Dutch dec, roof, covering; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.]

deck 2

 (dĕk)
tr.v. decked, deck·ing, decks
1. To clothe with finery; adorn. Often used with out: We were all decked out for the party.
2. To decorate: decked the halls for the holidays.

[Dutch dekken, to cover, from Middle Dutch decken; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.]

deck

(dɛk)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical any of various platforms built into a vessel: a promenade deck; the poop deck.
2. a similar floor or platform, as in a bus
3. (Electronics)
a. the horizontal platform that supports the turntable and pick-up of a record player
b. See tape deck
4. (Card Games) chiefly US a pack of playing cards
5. (Computer Science) computing obsolete Also called: pack a collection of punched cards relevant to a particular program
6. (Architecture) a raised wooden platform built in a garden to provide a seating area
7. clear the decks informal to prepare for action, as by removing obstacles from a field of activity or combat
8. hit the deck informal
a. to fall to the floor or ground, esp in order to avoid injury
b. to prepare for action
c. to get out of bed
vb (tr)
9. (often foll by out) to dress or decorate
10. (Nautical Terms) to build a deck on (a vessel)
11. slang to knock (a person) to the floor or ground
[C15: from Middle Dutch dec a covering; related to thatch]
ˈdecker n

deck

(dɛk)

n.
1.
a. a floorlike surface wholly or partially occupying one level of a hull, superstructure, or deckhouse of a vessel.
b. the space between such a surface and the next such surface above.
2. a platform, surface, or level suggesting the deck of a ship.
3. an open, unroofed porch or platform extending from a house or other building.
4. the roadway of a bridge.
5. a pack of playing cards.
6. a cassette deck or tape deck.
7. Slang. a small packet of a narcotic, esp. heroin.
v.t.
8. to clothe or array in something dressy or festive (often fol. by out): all decked out for the party.
9. to furnish with a deck.
10. Informal. to knock down; floor.
Idioms:
1. clear the decks, to prepare for some activity or work.
2. hit the deck,
a. to fall or drop to the floor or ground.
b. to get out of bed.
3. on deck,
a. present and ready to act or work.
b. Baseball. next at bat.
[1425–75; late Middle English dekke material for covering < Middle Dutch dec covering, roof; compare thatch]

Deck

 a heap or store: a pile of things laid flat one upon the other.
Example: deck of cards, 1593.

deck


Past participle: decked
Gerund: decking

Imperative
deck
deck
Present
I deck
you deck
he/she/it decks
we deck
you deck
they deck
Preterite
I decked
you decked
he/she/it decked
we decked
you decked
they decked
Present Continuous
I am decking
you are decking
he/she/it is decking
we are decking
you are decking
they are decking
Present Perfect
I have decked
you have decked
he/she/it has decked
we have decked
you have decked
they have decked
Past Continuous
I was decking
you were decking
he/she/it was decking
we were decking
you were decking
they were decking
Past Perfect
I had decked
you had decked
he/she/it had decked
we had decked
you had decked
they had decked
Future
I will deck
you will deck
he/she/it will deck
we will deck
you will deck
they will deck
Future Perfect
I will have decked
you will have decked
he/she/it will have decked
we will have decked
you will have decked
they will have decked
Future Continuous
I will be decking
you will be decking
he/she/it will be decking
we will be decking
you will be decking
they will be decking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been decking
you have been decking
he/she/it has been decking
we have been decking
you have been decking
they have been decking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been decking
you will have been decking
he/she/it will have been decking
we will have been decking
you will have been decking
they will have been decking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been decking
you had been decking
he/she/it had been decking
we had been decking
you had been decking
they had been decking
Conditional
I would deck
you would deck
he/she/it would deck
we would deck
you would deck
they would deck
Past Conditional
I would have decked
you would have decked
he/she/it would have decked
we would have decked
you would have decked
they would have decked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deck - any of various platforms built into a vesseldeck - any of various platforms built into a vessel
afterdeck - a deck abaft of midships
flight deck, landing deck - the upper deck of an aircraft carrier; used as a runway
foredeck - the deck between the bridge and the forecastle
gun deck - formerly any deck other than the weather deck having cannons from end to end
awning deck, hurricane deck, hurricane roof, promenade deck - a deck at the top of a passenger ship
lido deck - an open deck including a swimming pool
lower deck, third deck - the deck below the main deck
main deck, second deck - the uppermost sheltered deck that runs the entire length of a large vessel
fourth deck, orlop, orlop deck - the fourth or lowest deck
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
quarterdeck - the stern area of a ship's upper deck
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
upper deck - a higher deck
2.deck - street name for a packet of illegal drugs
dime bag, dime - street name for a packet of illegal drugs that is sold for ten dollars
packet - a small package or bundle
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
3.deck - a pack of 52 playing cardsdeck - a pack of 52 playing cards    
playing card - one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
queen - one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen
suit - playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color; "a flush is five cards in the same suit"; "in bridge you must follow suit"; "what suit is trumps?"
pack - a complete collection of similar things
4.deck - a porch that resembles the deck on a ship
porch - a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance
sun deck - an unroofed deck
Verb1.deck - be beautiful to look atdeck - be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
ornament - be an ornament to; "stars ornamented the Christmas tree"
2.deck - decoratedeck - decorate; "deck the halls with holly"
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
plume - deck with a plume; "a plumed helmet"
3.deck - knock down with force; "He decked his opponent"
beat - hit repeatedly; "beat on the door"; "beat the table with his shoe"

deck

verb
1. decorate, dress, trim, clothe, grace, array, garland, adorn, ornament, embellish, apparel (archaic), festoon, attire, bedeck, beautify, bedight (archaic), bedizen (archaic), engarland The house was decked with flowers.
2. (Brit. informal) knock over, floor, knock down, prostrate He decked his opponent with a single punch.
deck something or someone out dress up, clothe, attire, fit out, doll up (slang), prettify, trick out, rig out, pretty up, prink, tog up or out She had decked him out in expensive clothes.

deck 1

verb
Slang. To cause to fall, as from a shot or blow:
Idiom: lay low.

deck 2

verb
1. To dress in formal or special clothing.Also used with out:
Informal: trick out (or up).
Slang: doll up.
2. To furnish with decorations.Also used with out:
Translations
سَطْحُ المَرْكِبطابِقظَهْرُ الـمَرْكَبمَجْموعَة من ورق اللَّعِب
palubaplošinabalíček
dæketagespil kort
ferdeko
kaataakansikattaakorttipakkalaivan kansi
pontporte-équipementgarnirimpérialejeu
paluba
fedélzethajófedélzetkártyacsomag
efri hæîòilfarspilastokkur
デッキ
갑판
aukštasdeniskaladėsudedamoji kėdė
klājskomplektsstāvs
palubaplošina
krovploščad
däckkortleklek
ดาดฟ้าเรือ
boong tàu

deck

[dek]
A. N
1. (Naut) → cubierta f
to go up on decksubir a la cubierta
below deckbajo cubierta
to clear the decksdespejar el terreno
to hit the deckcaer al suelo
2. [of bus] → piso m
top or upper deckpiso m de arriba
bottom or lower deckpiso m de abajo
3. (esp US) [of cards] → baraja f
4. (also record deck) → tocadiscos m inv (also cassette deck) → pletina f
5. (US) (Drugs) → saquito m de heroína
B. VT
1. (also deck out) [+ room] → adornar, engalanar (with con) [+ person] → ataviar, engalanar (with con) all decked out [room] → adornado, todo engalanado; [person] → de punta en blanco
2. (= knock down) → derribar de un golpe
C. CPD deck cabin Ncabina f de cubierta
deck cargo Ncarga f de cubierta

deck

[ˈdɛk] n
[boat] → pont m
to go up on deck → monter sur le pont
below deck, below decks → sous le pont, en bas
to clear the decks (= clear away obstacles) → tout déblayer
[bus] upper deck → impériale f, étage m
(in garden)terrasse f
[cards] → jeu m
(also cassette deck) (= cassette player) → lecteur m de cassettes; [hi-fi system] → platine cassettes f
to hit the deck (= fall down) → tomber par terre
deck out
vt sep (= dress) → parer

deck

n
(Naut) → Deck nt; on deckauf Deck; to go up on deckan Deck gehen; to go (down) below deck(s)unter Deck gehen
(of bus, plane)Deck nt; top or upper deckOberdeck nt
(inf: = floor) → Boden m
(Cards) a deck of cardsein Kartenspiel nt
(of record player)Laufwerk nt; (= part of hi-fi unit)Plattenspieler m
(esp US: = veranda) → Veranda f
vt (also deck out)schmücken; to deck oneself out in one’s Sunday bestsich in seinen Sonntagsstaat werfen (inf), → sich herausputzen; all decked out in his Sunday bestganz fesch in seinem Sonntagsstaat

deck

:
deck cabin
nDeckkabine f
deck cargo
nDeckladung f
deck chair
nLiegestuhl m

deck

:
deck hand
nDeckshelfer(in) m(f)
deckhouse
nDeckshaus nt

deck

[dɛk]
1. n
a. (Naut) → (ponte m di) coperta
to go up on deck → salire in coperta
below deck → sotto coperta
to clear the decks (fig) → sgombrare il campo
to hit the deck (fam) → cascare a terra (bocconi)
b. (of bus) top or upper deckpiano di sopra
bottom or lower deck → piano di sotto
c. (of cards) → mazzo
d. (of record player) → piatto
record deck → piatto (giradischi)
cassette deck → piastra (di registrazione)
2. vt (also deck out) to deck (with)decorare (con)

deck

(dek) noun
1. a platform extending from one side of a ship etc to the other and forming the floor. The cars are on the lower deck.
2. a floor in a bus. Let's go on the top deck.
3. a pack of playing-cards. The gambler used his own deck of cards.
ˈdeck-chair noun
a light collapsible chair. They were sitting in deck-chairs on the beach.

deck

ظَهْرُ الـمَرْكَب paluba dæk Deck κατάστρωμα cubierta laivan kansi pont paluba ponte デッキ 갑판 dek dekk pokład convés палуба däck ดาดฟ้าเรือ güverte boong tàu 甲板
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