decker decker  /ˈdɛ kər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632)
  2. (n) (often used in combinations) something constructed with multiple levels

Usage(s):

  1. There is no shortage of tourist staples: Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Marble Arch, Big Ben, the iconic red double-decker bus.
  2. The Airbus A380, the world's largest double-decker passenger jet, can travel 14,800 kilometers without the need to refuel.
  3. Only one block away, strewn on its side in the road, an iconic red London double-decker bus lay destroyed, its roof ripped off like an open sardine can.

News

  1. Triple Decker Bridge re-opens

    The Triple Decker Bridge in Chesapeake re-opened Tuesday night around 10:30 p.m.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WAVY TV 10 Portsmouth

  2. Commit To Buy Stanley Black & Decker At $60, Earn 6.7%

    Investors eyeing a purchase of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK) stock, but tentative about paying the going market price of $80.01/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the January 2015 put at the $60 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of $4.00. Collecting that ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Crews pumping out water at Triple Decker Bridge in Chesapeake

    CHESAPEAKE-Bainbridge Blvd. at the Triple Decker Bridge in Chesapeake reopened late Tuesday, more than a day after Monday's heavy rain flooded the road. Bainbridge Blvd. at S. Military Highway in the South Norfolk neighborhood was closed to traffic around 7:00 p.m. "A crew is there now working on pumping the water out, but the ditches are still overwhelmed from last night’s rain so it’s not ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

Quotes

  • "We've been stuck in a locker room for 9 hours a day, and he's been chilling out taking the double-decker bus red-thing tour, maybe," said Roddick, who lost to Federer in the 2004 and '05 finals. "Given the choice, I'll take a living room...
    on Jul 4, 2007 By: Andy Roddick Source: SportingNews.com

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