deck deck  /ˈdɛk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various platforms built into a vessel
  2. (n) street name for a packet of illegal drugs
  3. (n) a pack of 52 playing cards
  4. (n) a porch that resembles the deck on a ship
  5. (v) be beautiful to look at
  6. (v) decorate
  7. (v) knock down with force

Usage(s):

  1. Other card players found the possibilities of the new deck intriguing.
  2. On its 4-acre deck, even as midnight approached, sailors and their officers worked amid a terrific din of pumps and engines and catapults.
  3. McDonnell Douglas unveiled its new four-engine passenger jet, the MD-12, the first full-length double-deck commercial plane.

News

  1. Deck collapses at popular Miami-area sports bar

    The outdoor deck at a popular Miami-area sports bar partially collapsed during the NBA Finals, sending dozens of people into the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay. The accident occurred around 9:45 p.m. Thursday ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Deck collapse at Miami-area sports bar

    The outdoor deck at a popular Miami-area sports bar partially collapsed during the NBA Finals, sending dozens of people into the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WABC-TV New York

  3. Deck at sports bar collapses; Heat fans spilled into water

    A deck behind a popular sports bar in Miami-Dade County collapsed Thursday night, spilling scores of customers watching the Heat-Spurs game into the bay waters.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Palm Beach Post

Quotes

  1. "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," Mr Jones wrote in his resignation letter.
    on Sep 6, 2009 By: Van Jones Source: BBC News

  2. "We need all hands on deck because there is a huge amount to do, and not much time to do it," she said. "The melting of sea ice, glaciers and permafrost will affect people and ecosystems around the world, and understanding how these changes...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Edmonton Journal

  3. "I was on board the USS Enterprise," McCain, a former naval aviator, said in the capital city of Harrisburg. "I sat in the cockpit, on the flight deck of the USS Enterprise, off of Cuba. I had a target. My friends, you know how close we came...
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: John McCain Source: ABC News

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